What’s on in Scrutiny

Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Work Programme as at August 2023

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s work programme is flexible to account for emerging issues and priorities.  The current programme shown below:


Major Items

Short Items

26th September 2023
  1. ‘Keeping Hounslow Tidy’ - progress, process, and update
  2. Community Policing – funding, capacity, and tasking.
  1. West London NHS Trust – update on consultation around acute mental health provision and an update on community mental health provision
  2. Delivery Plan Q1
  3. Housing and Environment Scrutiny Panel 22/23 – update on recommendations
7th November 2023
  1. Medium Term Financial Strategy
  2. Housing department – plans and progress
  3. Homelessness prevention – early intervention and prevention
  1. Electric Vehicle Charging – progress update
  2. Delivery Plan Q2 (timing?)
  3. Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel 22/23 – update on recommendations
8th February 2024
  1. 2024/25 Budget
  2. Delivery Plan
  1. Substance abuse
  2. CQC – ASC inspection assurance report
  3. [tentative: inspection outcomes]
15th April 2024
  1. Community safety: anti-social behaviour; male domestic violence; and homophobic attacks
  2. Health inequalities and leisure


  1. Radical Overhaul of Consultation and Engagement – an update on different approaches
  2. Air Quality Action Plan
  3. Health and Adult Care Scrutiny Panel 22/23 – update on recommendations
13th May 2024
  1. Housing Associations – scrutiny in a day.
  2. Impact of the Social Housing White Paper
  1. Delivery Plan Q3
  2. Progress on climate emergency

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