Scrutiny articles

Ross Willmott

“Its scrutiny, Mayor, but not as we know it”

4th September, 2011

Interesting events at the second meeting of the Overview Select Committee? On behalf of the committee I had asked Cllr Veejay Patel to attend to explain why he agreed to the redundancy of Chief Finance back in April and to comment on the scrapped Myplace… Read full article

Ross Willmott

Scrutiny gets off to a good start

2nd August, 2011

The first scrutiny meeting under the new system got underway last night. Kicking of reviews of the potential closure of elderly persons homes, the future of teaching English as a second language (ESOL) in the city, and the 0-19 review of education which is set… Read full article

Ross Willmott

Scrutiny holds first meeting

28th July, 2011

On the 1st  August at 5.30pm the new Overview Select Committee will hold its first meeting, in the Town Hall. We will start scrutiny reviews of the proposals for changes in Elderly Persons Homes, the provision of services for 0-19 year olds  in the city… Read full article

Ross Willmott

Ross leads on Scrutiny

12th July, 2011

It is a great privilege to be asked to lead scrutiny at the City Council. I am very grateful for the support of my fellow councillors for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to working with colleagues to hold the City Mayor and his… Read full article

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