Committee details

External Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

To review and scrutinise issues, services or activities carried out by external organisations including public bodies, the voluntary and private sectors, partnerships and traded services which affect Lancashire or its inhabitants, and to make recommendations to the Full Council, Cabinet, Cabinet Members, Cabinet committees or external organisations as appropriate.


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.



Contact information

Support officer: Gary Halsall. Tel: 01772 536989, Email

Postal address:
Legal and Democratic Services
PO Box 78
County Hall