Overview and Scrutiny Committee has a number of varied
To respond to consultation by Cabinet on policy
development and the annual budget proposals.
To scrutinise the in-year performance of Council
Services, Rochdale Boroughwide Housing,
Leisure Trust, Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership, and other
appropriate bodies, in accordance with the Council’s
Quarterly Performance Management Framework and against approved
Service Plans, where appropriate.
To scrutinise in-year budget performance.
To scrutinise the discharge by the Responsible
Authorities within Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership of their
crime and disorder functions as set out in the Police and Justice
To scrutinise Safeguarding arrangements, including
consideration of Safeguarding Boards’ Annual
To instigate the appropriate action in response to
adverse service performance.
To scrutinise inspection reports and associated
action plans produced by external agencies (where appropriate to
To review and scrutinise executive decisions in
accordance with the Council’s Constitution, which have been
called-in by Members of the Council.
To receive reports, where appropriate, from the
Council’s representatives on outside bodies, and to direct
representatives to report to the Council, where
To commission, scope and oversee studies and reviews
relating to Council Services and issues directly affecting the
Borough and, where appropriate, to make recommendations to the
Cabinet arising from such studies and reviews.
To consider annual Service Plans in line with