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Overview Management Committee

What is the role of the Overview Management Committee?

The role of the Overview Management Committee is to:

  • review the general policies and performance of the council and external organisations in relation to the following areas:
    • Finance
    • Human resources
    • Administration
    • Property
    • ICT
  • scrutinise individual cabinet decisions relating to the above areas
  • monitor the council’s performance in the above areas
  • coordinate the overview and scrutiny function
  • plan scrutiny reviews including a fixed timetable for completion
  • allocate scrutiny reviews to overview and scrutiny sub-committees
  • monitor progress of scrutiny reviews
  • approve mid year additions and amendments to overview and scrutiny work programmes
  • share experiences from overview and scrutiny sub-committees and review panels
  • provide feedback on review panel reports prior to their submission to the cabinet/partner organisations
  • and consider draft reports from overview and scrutiny sub-committees/review panels prior to them being finalised to offer any practical advice on improvement before their consideration by the cabinet.

The committee's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.

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Who sits on the committee?

The committee is made up of the chairs and vice-chairs of each overview and scrutiny sub-committee and three other councillors.

Labour x 1

Conservative x 10

Independent x 1

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Who chairs meetings?

Meetings are chaired by Councillor O'Neil.

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When are meetings?

 Overview Management Committee meetings
 Date Time   Venue
Thursday, 21 April 2016 10am County Hall, Beverley
Thursday, 21 July 2016 10am County Hall, Beverley
Thursday, 22 September 2016 10am County Hall, Beverley
Thursday, 17 November 2016 10am  County Hall, Beverley 
Thursday, 15 December 2016 10am County Hall, Beverley 
Thursday, 19 January 2017 (including Budgets) 10am County Hall, Beverley 
Thursday, 9 March 2017 10am County Hall, Beverley

 

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Are meetings open to the public?

Yes. Meetings are open to the public but there may be some matters which will be considered in private. During such situations members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting at this point. The circumstances under which we can consider matters in private are tightly controlled by law.

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Can I record, film, take photographs or use social media during meetings?

Yes, new legislation means that you can film, record, take photos and use social media during open meetings. For more information please visit the photography, filming and social media use page.

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Can members of the public speak at meetings?

Under certain circumstances members of the public may be permitted to speak. For more information on this please contact a member of the Overview and Scrutiny Team.

Email: scrutiny@eastriding.gov.uk

Telephone: (01482) 393204

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Can members of the public suggest an item for scrutiny?

Yes. The Council welcomes suggestions from members of the public for items for scrutiny.

To suggest a topic please contact the Overview and Scrutiny Team:

Email: scrutiny@eastriding.gov.uk

Telephone: (01482) 393204

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Democratic Services
Overview and Scrutiny
County Hall
Beverley
HU17 9BA

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What topics are being considered this year?

The work programme document below lists the topics being considered by the committee:

Overview Management Committee Work Programme (pdf 99kb opens in new window)

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How and when can I view agenda and minutes?

Agendas and reports are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant agenda or minute below.

Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available.

Minutes are placed on public deposit no later than five clear working days after each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant agenda or minute below.

Please note: agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the Senior Committee Manager, Sarah Baxter:

Email: sarah.baxter@eastriding.gov.uk

Telephone: (01482) 393205

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Democratic Services
County Hall
Beverley
HU17 9BA

Please note: that there may be a charge for copying any information.

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Where can I view a copy of the latest Overview and Scrutiny report?

The most recent Overview and Scrutiny reports can be viewed below:

Overview and Scrutiny Report 2012/13 (pdf 1.5mb opens in new window)

Overview and Scrutiny Report 2011/12 - 2013 (pdf 3mb opens in new window)

Overview and Scrutiny Report 2009/10 - 2010/11 (pdf 3mb opens in new window)

Overview and Scrutiny Report 2008/09 (pdf 1mb opens in new window)

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