Committee details

Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

The purpose of this Committee is:

 

To review and scrutinise the decisions and actions of the County Council and external partners.  The Committee will scrutinise the work and performance of any part of the County Council and its partners and the functions of the relevant Cabinet Members

 

To co-ordinate and monitor the work of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees

 

To exercise the statutory functions in relation to the scrutiny of flood risk management under the provisions of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

 

To exercise the statutory functions of a Crime and Disorder overview and scrutiny committee under the provisions of the Police and Justice Act 2006. For this purpose the Committee may choose to include co-opted members in accordance with the provisions of that act.

 

To exercise the statutory functions of an O&S committee in relation to petitions under the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 and in line with the council's published petitions scheme – see Appendix 'O' to the Constitution.

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Wendy Broadley. Email: Tel: 07825584684;  wendy.broadley@lancashire.gov.uk

Postal address:
Legal and Democratic Services
PO Box 78
County Hall
Preston
PR1 8XJ