Briefing: CLG select committee report on the effectiveness of local authority overview and scrutiny committees

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
January 16, 2018
Author
Olivia Hanks, LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • accountability
  • Scrutiny
  • transparency
Categories
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance
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A CLG select committee inquiry into overview and scrutiny heard evidence of failings in current scrutiny arrangements as well as some cases where scrutiny was working well; invariably, these last were from authorities where the leadership had a positive attitude towards scrutiny.

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