Overview and Scrutiny

Corporate Committee

The role of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee is to review and scrutinise corporate functions and support services.

The Committee will have oversight of the overall strategic direction, policies, plans and priorities of the Cabinet and Council (post-decision) and monitor their implementation.  The Committee will also scrutinise corporate services utilising relevant management information such as Service Improvement Plans and Business Risk Registers.  Any areas of specific concern may be referred to the Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee as appropriate.

The remit and scope of the Committee in relation to Corporate functions and services is as follows;

Corporate functions

  • Office of the Leader
  • Cabinet Member annual reports
  • Chief Executive
  • Budget Monitoring (annual and quarterly)
  • Corporate Performance Monitoring (annual and quarterly)
  • Corporate planning
  • Wales Audit Office corporate reports
  • Service improvement
  • Safeguarding
  • Transformation

Corporate services

  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Audit and Risk
  • Customer Services
  • Human Resources
  • Legal and Committee Services
  • Procurement
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Electoral Services


The Committee has 13 members and will meet at least five times per year. 

Details of Committee members and future meetings can be found via the link below. 

Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee (opens new window)

Terms of Reference - Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Work Programme - Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee   

ID: 546, revised 20/02/2019