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Annual Survey & Review: Latest Publications

Annual Survey 2019 – full results

We carried out a full survey in 2019, to find out councillors and officers views of oversight and scrutiny.    Nearly …

Scrutiny Frontiers 2019 – Experiences from the frontline

In this publication we hear directly from a range of local authorities about their experiences of scrutiny, providing an opportunity …

Annual Survey 2014-15

Looking at scrutiny support across England and Wales in 2015 – committee sizes and composition, chairing arrangements, the outcome and …

CfGS Annual Review 2014-15

CfGS is a charity devoted to good governance and good decision making. 2014/15 was a period of continued transformation for …

Successful Scrutiny 2015

Some of the very best examples of high quality scrutiny having an impact in 2015, as reflected in the winners …

Successful Scrutiny 2014

Some of the very best examples of high quality scrutiny having an impact in 2014, as reflected in the winners …

CfGS Annual Survey of Overview and Scrutiny 2013-14

Looking at scrutiny support across England and Wales in 2014 – committee sizes and composition, chairing arrangements, the outcome and …

Annual Review 2013-14

A review of our tenth year. 2013-14 was a special year for the Centre, as it was our tenth anniversary. …

CfGS 2003-13: A decade under the microscope

The year 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny’s founding. The Centre is the first …

Successful Scrutiny 2013

Some of the very best examples of high quality scrutiny having an impact in 2013, as reflected in the winners …

Annual Survey of Overview and Scrutiny in Local Government 2012/13

Looking at scrutiny support across England and Wales in 2013 – committee sizes and composition, chairing arrangements, the outcome and …

Annual Trustees’ report 2012/13

As a charity, CfGS is obliged to produce an annual report from its Trustees, on activities undertaken in the previous …

Trustees’ Annual Report 2012

As a charity, CfGS is obliged to produce an annual report from its Trustees, on activities undertaken in the previous …

Successful Scrutiny 2012

Some of the very best examples of high quality scrutiny having an impact in 2012, as reflected in the winners …

Annual Survey of Overview and Scrutiny in Local 2011/12

Looking at scrutiny support across England and Wales in 2012 – committee sizes and composition, chairing arrangements, the outcome and …