Committee details

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee (OSC) is responsible for reviewing the decisions made by the Council’s Cabinet and Executive Officers.

 

The Committee meets once per month and consists of 26 Councillors, 3 members of the public called Co-opted Members, and a Parent Governor Representative. It monitors the work and performance of the Council as well as other organisations such as local healthcare providers to ensure the effective delivery of local services and safeguarding of adults and children in the Borough.

 

The Committee also sets up smaller ‘Task and Finish Groups’ (TFGs) to support the work of the Committee by undertaking more detailed investigations on specific topics.

 

You will find more information in the Constitution

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Anna Marshall,. Scrutiny Officer

Email: annamarshall@barnsley.gov.uk