Committee details

Scrutiny Commission

Purpose of committee

The Scrutiny Commission is part of the Council’s Overview & Scrutiny function. It discharges functions conferred by the Local Government Act 2000, with the aims of improving services to the public. The Scrutiny Commission has a role in policy development and review and scrutiny of Executive decisions, acting as a critical friend.


The Scrutiny Commission consists of 11 members. Meetings are held approximately every eight weeks, usually at 6.30pm. Meetings are generally open to the public except where exempt information is being discussed. We endeavour to livestream public meetings to the council’s YouTube channel. Videos will then remain available for six months after the meeting, although the council reserves the right to remove a video if it deems it necessary.


If attending a meeting, you may be visible on the livestream and video. If you do not wish to be visible on camera, please speak to Democratic Services on arrival.



Contact information

Support officer: Rebecca Owen. Democratic Services Manager Email:

Postal address:
Council Chamber
Hinckley Hub
Rugby Road
LE10 0FR

Phone: 01455255879