Overview and scrutiny helps to provide
accountability and transparency in local public
services. It is an opportunity for
non-executive councillors to review policies, decisions and
services of the City Council and other organisations operating in
Nottingham to ensure they meet the needs of the community and,
where necessary, makes recommendations for improvement.
The Call-in Panel is a sub-committee of the
Overview and Scrutiny Committee and meets as and when required to
consider requests to ‘call-in’ a decision. ‘Call-in’ refers to the power of
overview and scrutiny to ask the Council’s Executive to
reconsider a decision made, but which has not yet been implemented.
Decisions that can be called-in are
- The Executive Board
- A committee of the Executive Board
(Executive Board Commissioning Committee; Executive Board Strategic
- The City of Nottingham and
Nottinghamshire Economic Prosperity Committee
- An individual Portfolio Holder
- Executive decision made by an Area
- Executive decision (£10,000 or
more) made by an officer under authority delegated by the Leader,
Executive Board or a committee of the Executive Board
with the exception of decisions made under the
urgency procedure, which cannot be called-in.
The Call-in Panel is made up of 8
non-executive councillors appointed to reflect the political
balance of the Council.
Meetings are open to the public.