Information about the role of the sub-committee, who sits on it, who chairs the sub committee, when the meetings are, are they open to the public, can members of the public speak, what topics are being scrutinised and how and when can you view the agenda and minutes.
The role of the Safer and Stronger Communities Overview and Scrutiny Sub-committee is to review the general policies and performance of the council and external organisations in relation to the following areas:
The sub-committee also scrutinises individual decisions taken by the Cabinet in the above areas and monitors the council's performance in the above areas.
The sub-committee has a statutory responsibility in respect of the scrutiny of crime and disorder reduction partnerships.
The subcommittee's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.
The following are members of the East Riding Tenants Forum and are co-opted to the Safer and Stronger Communities Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee:
Meetings are chaired by Councillor Skow.
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.
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.
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.
Telephone: (01482) 393205
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:
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Democratic Services Overview and Scrutiny County Hall Beverley HU17 9BA
The document below details the topics to be scrutinised by the sub-committee this year. Please note that the work programme is subject to change.
Safer and Stronger Communities Work Programme (pdf 91kb opens in new window)
Agendas and reports are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant agenda 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 minute below.
Please note: agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the Principal Committee Service Manager, Sarah Baxter:
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Democratic Services County Hall Beverley HU17 9BA
Please note: There may be a charge for copying any information.