Committee details

Finance and Resources Overview and Scrutiny

Purpose of committee

To perform the overview, scrutiny and policy development role in relation to all matters and business associated with the Cabinet Portfolio for 'Finance & Resources'.  This will include any issues arising within the following areas:


Financial Services

Revenues and Benefits

Legal and Democratic Services


Commercial and Capital Project Delivery oversight


Contract Management

Strategic Asset Review

Shared Services exploration (corporate approach)

General Fund and Commercial Property (including community assets)

People (HR, OD and Equality and Diversity) 



Performance and complaints 


Project Management Office 

Corporate Governance 

Communications and Engagement 

Civic Events 


The Committee will also be required to monitor the performance of relevant Council services, including services which are provided under contract or agreement by external organisations or private sector partners.


The Committee will consist of 14 Members of the Council, subject to any variation which may be agreed from time to time at any meeting of full Council.  Each Scrutiny Committee may co-opt persons who are not Members of the Council in a non-voting capacity.



Contact information

Support officer: Corporate and Democratic Support. 01442 228209