Part 4 - Scrutiny procedure rules

Below are the scrutiny procedure rules.

5.1         Scrutiny Committees shall be entitled to appoint up to three people who are not County Councillors, as non-voting co-opted Members.

5.2         In addition to co-opting Members under paragraph 5.1, the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee shall be entitled to appoint one person from each District Council in Gloucestershire as voting co-opted Members. Each District Council in Gloucestershire may nominate one substitute to attend on behalf of a co-opted Member, and when attending the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee shall have the same voting rights as a co-opted Member.

5.3         Appointments of co-opted Members shall not affect the Council’s duty under Section 15 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (political balance).

5.4       For the avoidance of doubt, the co-opted Members of the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Gloucestershire Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee shall not be members of the District Council’s executive where executive arrangements are in place.

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