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What's New in Scrutiny

...........Find out about future Scrutiny meetings and Calls for Evidence.........

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Recently Published Inquiry Reports

The Districts and Public Engagement O&S Committee inquiry report on Ward Committees

The Connectivity and Sustainability O&S Committee inquiry report on Green Waste.

The Education and Vulnerable Children O&S Committee inquiry report We Need to Get it Right: A Health Check into the Council's Role in Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation

Find previous reports in our Reports Library

Current Calls for Evidence...

We welcome written statements, comments or ideas you might have on the following inquiries. Click on the inquiry for more details about the topic we are looking at and where to send your submission. Read our general guide about

The following Calls for Evidence have been launched:

Health outcomes for homeless households - closing date for written submissions Friday 13th December 2014

What's Happening in Scrutiny...

Read the latest edition of the Overview and Scrutiny Newsletter

Upcoming Meetings...

View all committee meeting dates

Education and Vulnerable Children O&S Committee, 21 January at 2pm in Committee Room 3 & 4, Council House

The Committee will discuss the City’s 2014 exams and National Curriculum assessment results. The Children's Society will also present the findings of their report " It takes a city to raise a child"

Birmingham Economy and Jobs O&S Committee, 23 January 2015 at 10am in Committee Rooms 3 & 4, Council House

The Cabinet Member for Development, Transport and Economy will give an update on this portfolio. Other dicussion items include the Greater Birmingham Growth Hub and progress made on Business Support Inquiry recommendations. The annual report on Flood Risk Management and Response will be considered.

Partnerships, Contract Performance and Third Sector O&S Committee26 January 2015 at 10.30 am Committee Rooms 3&4, The Council House

The Committee discuss contact performance and parnership workign with the Acivico Managing Director and executive board representatives (a City Council’s wholly owned company). Progress made towards the Working with Housing Associations inquiry recommendations will also be discussed.

Connectivity & Sustainability O&S Committee 27 January 2015 at 4pm, Council House

Committee will consider a report from Birmingham Trees for Life, and will examine public rights of way in the city.

Meeting papers can be downloaded from Democracy In Birmingham - Select 'Scrutiny (Current)' in the 'Meeting Body Type' drop down list, then select the relevant committee.

Your Views

If you want more information about the work scrutiny committees are currently involved in or have any suggestions contact details can be found on the individual committee pages.

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