Practice Guide 3: Demonstrating the impact of scrutiny work

Posted on 05/04/2014 by Ed Hammond. Tags: ,

This guide is about the importance of being able to demonstrate that scrutiny is effective, and that it has an impact. It sets out why this this is important, and sets out some non-bureaucratic ways to do it, along with ways in which impact can be enhanced. This is based in part of the “return on investment” model for scrutiny developed as part of our health programme, and on which more information is available in our publication “Tipping the scales” (2012,

About the Author: Ed Hammond

Ed leads CfGS's work on devolution, transformation and on support to councils and other public bodies on governance and accountability.