Committee details

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

The Overview & Scrutiny Committee reviews or scrutinises decisions made and actions taken in connection with the discharge of any of the Executive’s or Council’s functions. It also makes reports and recommendations to Full Council, the Cabinet or relevant non-Cabinet Committees in connection with the discharge of any functions.


Additionally, it exercises the right to call-in any decisions made but not yet implemented by the Cabinet.


The responsibilities of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee are fully detailed in Part 3 Section B of the Council’s Constitution.


The protocol for Full Council can be found in the attached files section of the Governance Review webpage. To find this information, please click here.




Contact information

Support officer: Philip Slawther, Principal Scrutiny Officer.

Postal address:
1st Floor,
George Meehan House,
294 High Road,
Wood Green,
N22 8JZ

Phone: 020 8489 2957


Web site: