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 acts as a watchdog that reviews and
monitors the work and performance of the Council as well as other
local organisations such as healthcare providers. This supports the effective delivery of local
services and safeguarding of adults and children in the
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.
will find more information in the Constitution