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Are you working with scrutiny?

If you have been asked to give evidence to the Scrutiny Programme Committee or another scrutiny meeting or if you are a co-opted member, then this page will give you the relevant information.

The guides below provide an outline of how scrutiny works in Swansea. You can also find further information on the scrutiny process. The witness guide specifically outlines what is expected of you when you are asked to give evidence to scrutiny.

How can members of the public get involved in scrutiny?

If you are a member of the public and would like to get involved in scrutiny then there are a number of ways.

Guide for co-opted members of scrutiny panels and working groups

This guidance is for anyone who has been asked to join a scrutiny panel or working group as a co-opted member.

Guide to being a witness at a scrutiny panel or programme committe

The reason that you may have been asked to be a witness at the Scrutiny Programme Committee or at a Scrutiny Panel is because you are knowledgeable on a particular topic that is being looked at.

What is the scrutiny process?

The overall work of Scrutiny in Swansea is organised by the council's Scrutiny Programme Committee. They organise and manage what Scrutiny will look at each year.