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Chairing Scrutiny: A Workshop for Councillors June 2017


Event Information

University of Birmingham
Date of Event
30th June 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
30th June 2017

A workshop for Councillors who Chair Scrutiny Committees or Panels or may do so in the future.

The attendance fee is £195, and £95 for a second participant from the same authority. The fee includes refreshments, lunch and resource pack.

Chair overview and scrutiny committees or panels including:

  • How to prepare for scrutiny committees or short-life task and finish groups
  • The relationships between scrutiny chairs and scrutiny officers
  • How to choose a small number of topics for scrutiny investigations
  • How to plan and develop questions
  • How to get what you want from those who come to answer questions
  • Innovative ways of collecting evidence
  • How to make recommendations effective
  • The nature of scrutiny leadership