In depth scrutiny is used to investigate a matter thoroughly, considering evidence and opinions from a wide range of interested people and organisations to recommend improvements. The results of these investigations have a real impact on policy and service improvements. Bristol City Council conducts 2-3 scrutiny projects each year.
We are keen to investigate and review issues that matter to the people of Bristol and want to hear from you about what themes and policies you would like us to examine in depth.
Here are previous examples of in-depth scrutiny to give you an idea of the sorts of citywide public service issues that we can investigate. These have already been covered so we are interested in your suggestions for new topics.
Third Sector Commissioning
Bristol’s Street Sex Market
Museum and Archives
Bristol’s Bus Services
Adult Community Care
Local Post Offices
Health Walk in Centre
You can read the reports of these scrutiny commissions here
Phone Ian Scott – Scrutiny Officer – 0117 9222770 for more information.
Your suggested topic should be a city wide issue of public concern. Issues related to your local neighbourhood are addressed through the committee of your neighbourhood partnership www.bristol.gov.uk/neighbourhoodpartnerships
In your comment, please say –
Your suggested topic for scrutiny and why you think this matter needs to be addressed?
You can view all the comments here
Issues of accommodation and budgeting will fall within the remit of the Resources Scrutiny Commission.
Issues on salaries will fall within the remit of the Human Resources Committee.