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Finance, Commercial Revenue and Contracts Policy & Accountability Committee

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Terms of Reference


Members: 5 voting Councillors


Quorum: 3 Members of the Committee


Political proportionality:

4 Administration Members

1 Opposition Member


Co-opted Members: Up to 5 non-voting members


Principal Functions

All the powers of an Overview and Scrutiny Committee as set out in section 21 of the Local Government Act 2000 and Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007, and in particular:

·       The coordination, and development of the Council’s Policy and Scrutiny function and the monitoring of its performance

·       To develop policy within the scope of the Committee and make recommendations to the Cabinet

·       Monitor the administration and spending in services within its scope

·       To review the impact of decisions and policies implemented by the Council

·       Lead responsibility for scrutinising the relevant Cabinet Member(s)



·       Setting and monitoring of the corporate budget

·       The development of long-term savings plans within the Medium Term Financial Strategy

·       Oversight of finance and use of resources

·       Performance management (including external assessment of the Authority and its services)

·       Managed and Shared Service Programmes and other joint working with outside bodies

·       Electoral and other registration services

·       The Council’s communication strategy

·       Procurement and management of IT services

·       The development, implementation and operation of the governance, structure and processes in respect of joint working with other authorities, save for matters within specific service areas which fall within the remit of other PACs

·       Other major cross-cutting functions of the Council