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Valuing Inclusion - demonstrating the value of council scrutiny in tackling inequalities »
This publication showcases the learning from phase three of the health inequalities programme
Policy Briefing 23: local transport »
A policy briefing on the scrutiny of local bus and rail services
Measles; Frequently asked questions - Briefing for councillors »
CfPS has produced this briefing with the LGA and Public Health England
Spanning the System - Broader horizons for council scrutiny »
This publication reports on the second CfPS scrutiny development programme on the health reforms.
CfPS Annual Survey 2013: response form »
This document can be used by practitioners to fill in their responses to our Annual Survey and post back to us
Policy Briefing 22: funding outlook for councils »
This policy briefing looks at LGA and WLGA predictions for local government funding until the end of the decade, and seeks to establish a role for scrutiny in managing the impacts at local level
Free schools: challenges and opportunities for accountability »
A piece of research that looks at governance in free schools – focussing on the challenges between national and local accountability.
Annual survey of overview and scrutiny in local government 2011/12 »
Find out how overview and scrutiny in English and Welsh local government has developed and how effective it has been.
LGA / CfPS guidance to Police and Crime Panels on the Panels' scrutiny role »
This national guidance sets out a recommended approach to lead authorities on their approach to planning the work of Police and Crime Panels
Policy Briefing 21: town centre regeneration »
This policy briefing looks at strategies for revitalising town centres and high streets, and how scrutiny can engage in this work
Policy Briefing 20: local government transparency - new regulations »
A policy briefing about new regulations about transparency which came into force in September 2012.
Local Healthwatch, health and wellbeing boards and health scrutiny - Roles, relationships and adding value »
This guide aims to help local leaders and others to understand the independent, but complementary, roles and responsibilites of council health scrutiny, local Healthwatch and health and wellbeing boards.
Policy Briefing 19: welfare reform »
A policy briefing about the content, and impact, of the Welfare Reform Act
Putting financial and performance management information to good use »
This briefing is intended to help those involved in scrutiny to use performance management and financial information to add value to the scrutiny process.