Policy paper

Local authority overview and scrutiny: government response to select committee report

Government’s response to the select committee report on the effectiveness of local authority overview and scrutiny.

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Government response to the select committee report on the effectiveness of local authority overview and scrutiny

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Scrutiny can play a vital role in ensuring local accountability on a wide range of local issues. It is one of the key checks and balances in the system. This document sets out the government’s response to the select committee’s report on the effectiveness of the overview and scrutiny system currently operating at a local government level.

Published 5 March 2018