Broughton Astley Parish Council

Serving the people of Broughton Astley

Clerk: Debbie Barber
Council Office, Station Road
Broughton Astley, Leicester

Scrutiny Committee

The Scrutiny Committee will meet quarterly on the last Monday in the month


  1. Review the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Council's work, including appraisal of Parish Council performance, structures, policy and procedures;
  2. Review and assess public opinion in the Parish regarding the work and services provided;
  3. Review the results of the completed annual Ward environmental audit and then to make recommendations to Council;
  4. Monitor all aspects of the Parish Council's business and where appropriate, through specific Investigative Task Panels, undertake detailed investigation of issues, including those referred by Council or other Committees;
  5. Consider the implementation of all internal audit recommendations as part of its ongoing service reviews;
  6. Undertake the 'mini-audit' of financial transactions, tracing transactions back through the accounting record (to be completed by individual members of the Scrutiny Committee on a 'round robin' basis);
  7. Act as a Steering Group for all approved Parish Council projects, managed via Project Working Groups;
  8. Develop training plans for each Councillor and member of staff and monitor their delivery; and
  9. Monitor on a quarterly basis all new resolutions and policies introduced by the Parish Council to ensure compliance with its obligations under Section 17 if the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

To see past Minutes from this committee please click here (Minutes earlier than 2014 are available on request)

To see past Agendas for this committee please click here (Agendas earlier than 2014 are available on request)