Scrutiny in Sunderland
The Scrutiny Committee supports the work of the Cabinet and the Council as a whole.
Scrutiny at Sunderland City Council provides a service that supports the Council and its partners in enhancing the quality of life of all who live and work in the city.
Scrutiny - annual reports and video
Annual reports from the Scrutiny Committee and 'A year in Scrutiny 2013-2014'.
Skills, Economy and Regeneration Scrutiny Panel
Remit includes: Prosperous city; Economic prosperity; Inward investment and business support; Regeneration; Improved employability; Boosting the skills and knowledge of the workforce; Tourism, resorts and events.
Public Health, Wellness and Culture Scrutiny Panel
Remit includes: Strategic partnership with the health community; Promotion of Public Health and Wellness; Health Awareness; Healthy Lifestyles and Environment; Sports and Wellness initiatives and facilities.
Children's Services Scrutiny Panel
Remit includes: Children's Trust; Corporate Parenting; Protecting Children and Young People from Harm; Promoting Good Health and Health Awareness in Children and Young People; Reduction of Child Poverty.
Responsive Services and Customer Care Scrutiny Panel
Remit includes: Overview of Locality Working Initiatives; Responsive Local Service Initiatives; Area Committees, Partnerships and Area Boards; Customer Care Policy and Practice; Community Development; Adult and Community Learning.
City Services Scrutiny Panel
Remit includes: Management of place; Neighbourhood; Environmental Services and Street Scene; Highways, Traffic and Transportation; Highways Maintenance; Strategic Transport; Parking and Road Safety; Facilities Management.
Health, Housing and Adult Services Scrutiny Panel
Remit includes: Adult Social Care Services; Mental Health Commissioning; Supporting Carers; Promotion of Decent Homes; Housing Support Services and Provision; Housing Renewal; Homelessness and Housing Advice.
Working with external partners
The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 extends the powers of Scrutiny by introducing a number of new provisions and opportunities.
Scrutiny - frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions and answers about Scrutiny in Sunderland.
Policy Review Archive