Committee details

Committee details

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

Overview and Scrutiny Committee is the over-arching scrutiny committee for Watford Borough Council.


Its work includes –


·               Reviewing called in Executive decisions made by Cabinet, Portfolio Holders and Officers;

·               Reviewing the Council’s performance measures;

·               Monitoring the Executive decisions taken and the key decisions to be taken by Cabinet, Portfolio Holders and Officers;

·               Monitoring the progress of recommendations from previous scrutiny reviews;

·               Setting up Task Groups to review suggested topics for scrutiny;

·               Monitoring the progress of Task Groups and agrees the final reports;

·               Setting a rolling scrutiny work programme.



Contact information

Support officer: Jodie Kloss. Email:

Phone: 01923 278376



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