Community and Public Safety Scrutiny Committee
This Committee is made up of 11 councillors and meets approximately every 6 weeks.
The role of this Committee is:
- To review and scrutinise the following services and their outcomes:
* community cohesion;
* community safety;
* emergency planning;
* fire and rescue;
* libraries and heritage;
* public health;
* trading standards; and
* youth offending.
- To review and scrutinise quarterly performance indicators, priority activities, customer satisfaction information and any other available performance measures related to the service areas within the remit of the Committee.
- To review and scrutinise any decision that has been made by the Executive or any Executive Councillor or any key decision made by an officer in relation to the above services.
- To provide advice to the Executive or any Executive Councillor or any officer, intending to make a decision or develop policy in relation to the above services.
- With the approval of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee, to establish time limited task and finish groups, in relation to the above services.
- To consider and respond to any proposals from the Executive as part of the development of the policy framework.
- To make reports and recommendations to the County Council, the Executive or relevant Executive Councillor in relation to any of the Committee’s functions listed above.
- To act as the Crime and Disorder Committee for the purposes of sections 19 and 20 of the Police and Justice Act 2006.
For copies of the agendas, reports and minutes from the meetings of the Community and Public Safety Scrutiny Committee please see our online Committee Records system.