This free 1.5 hour Zoom webinar will help to guide members and officers through the topic, with an opportunity to share experiences and learn from others.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused considerable disruption in councils, creating financial, operational and structural consequences for councils that are already stressed.
Major strategic rethinking is now at the centre of councils’ focus, as they look for ways to ensure resilience whilst continuing to perform the vital tasks to support their communities and economy.
Scrutiny has a key role is providing oversight in this process; studying the impact, response and effects of COVID-19 and the way that councils provided the essential leadership and management in a crisis situation. Its not about scrutiny holding inquiries, but about the focus of scrutiny in playing a constructive part in building council resilience and sustainability.