The Overview and Scrutiny Committee at Redditch Borough Council is the Committee that holds the decision making body of the Council (the Executive Committee) to account. The Overview and Scrutiny Committee performs five key functions within the Council that include:
There is one Overview and Scrutiny Committee that acts as a commissioning body. This Committee has the power to authorise policy reviews and can scrutinise any issue of internal Council procedure as well as issues that are of general interest to the public. The Committee has the option to commission subject reviews from smaller groups of Councillors. These smaller groups are called Task Groups.
The Overview and Scrutiny Committee comprises of nine members. Currently four Conservative Councillors and five Labour Councillors sit on the Committee.
Members of the public can register to speak at a meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee. Members of the public who wish to speak at a meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee should register with the Democratic Services team by 12 noon on the day of the meeting. Each person who registers to speak at a meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee will be allocated up to three minutes to address the Committee. A maximum time limit of 15 minutes will be allocated to public speaking at any meeting of the Committee.
Support officer: J Bayley. Democratic Services Officer
Walter Stranz Square
Phone: 01527 64252 (Ext 3268)
Fax: 01527 65216