Scrutiny Bulletin

Corporate Policy and Scrutiny Committee

Reviews overall strategic direction, policies and priorities of the Cabinet and Council including the overall corporate revenue and capital budget strategy, financial resources, equality and diversity, procurement and the transformation programme.                                                                             

Health Overview Policy and Scrutiny Committee

Reviews and scrutinise matters relating to the planning, provision and operation of health services in the County of Essex. Including primary, secondary, tertiary care, and public health, and may involve reviewing the work of commissioners (such as local clinical commissioning groups), providers of health services (such as hospitals) and other organisations in the health sector. These pages will also include updates on the work of Joint Health Committees with neighbouring Local Authorities.

People and Families Policy and Scrutiny Committee

Exercises a scrutiny function on matters relating to children and young people, families, education, adult social care, special needs and safeguarding.

Place Services and Economic Growth Policy and Scrutiny Committee

Exercises a scrutiny function on matters relating to environment, economic growth and infrastructure, sustainability, highways and transportation, libraries, planning communities, waste and recycling and trading standards.

Key ECC Scrutiny Documents

Here you can find the reports, documents and investigations presented by Task and Finish Groups commissioned by the Scrutiny Committees. (see item 5 on the displayed list)

ECC Scrutiny Guidance

We give advice and guidance to our elected councillors, council officers and members of the public about how scrutiny works at Essex County Council, what outcomes may be expected and how you can speak, be called as a witness or contribute.

National News and Updates

Access to scrutiny news and updates published online across the United Kingdom.


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