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Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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Specific functions

 

Locality Policy Development and Review

 

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee may:

 

·         Establish Task and Finish Groups

·         Consider any matter affecting the Borough of Tunbridge Wells or its inhabitants

·         Make a contribution to the locality by in-depth analysis of policy issues

·         Conduct research, community and other consultation in the analysis of policy issues across the locality and consider possible options

·         Liaise with other external organisations operating in the locality, whether national, regional or local, to ensure that the interests of local people are enhanced by collaborative working

·         Review and constructively scrutinise the activities of other organisations with a view to achieving positive desired outcomes for local people

·         Seek to propose ways that the Council can help other organisations to achieve outcomes for the community

·         Make recommendations to other public bodies in the locality

·         Act as the relevant Crime and Disorder Committee for the purposes of section 19(1) of the Police and Justice Act 2006 and in accordance with the Crime and Disorder (Overview and Scrutiny) Regulations 2009

·         Nominate representatives to the Kent County Council Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Health and Wellbeing Board

·         Receive updates from the Kent County Council Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Health and Wellbeing Board

·         Make reports and/or recommendations to Council and/or the Cabinet in connection with matters within these terms of reference

 

Scrutiny

 

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee may also:

 

·         Receive quarterly Portfolio Holder updates

·         Review or scrutinise decisions made or actions taken in connection with the discharge of any of the Council’s functions

·         Make reports and/or recommendations to Council and/or the Cabinet in connection with the discharge of any functions

·         Exercise the right to call-in, for reconsideration, decisions made, but not yet implemented by the Cabinet or a Portfolio Holder under delegated powers 

·         Deal with any relevant Councillor Calls for Action

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·       Suggest a topic for the Committee’s 2017-18 work programme

 

 

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