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Policy Review and Performance Scrutiny Committee

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Policy Review and Performance Scrutiny Committee​​ reviews:

  • ​​Commissioning and Procurement, 
  • Communications, 
  • Corporate Planning, 
  • Council Property and Estates,
  • Digital, ​​
  • ICT and Customer Services, 
  • Equalities, 
  • Engagement, 
  • Consultation and Participation, 
  • Finance, 
  • Human Resources, 
  • Legal and Governance Services, 
  • Local Development Plan, 
  • Organisational Recovery and Renewal, 
  • Performance, 
  • Public Services Board, 
  • Strategic Policy Development

View more information about the Policy Performance and Review Scrutiny Committee​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window​.​​

Scrutiny Committee members are keen to hear the opinions and concerns of those who live and work in Cardiff.​

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A video of Councillor David Walker, former Chair of the Policy Review and Performance Committee, discussing the work taken place during 2020 and 2021.​ ​

Scrutiny Committee Members were appointed at the Council’s Annual General Meeting on 26 May 2022, and Scrutiny Committee meetings recommenced in June 2022.

Scrutiny Committee Members are currently developing their forward work programme for the remainder of 2022-23. They will be published when they have been agreed by committee.

If you would like to help the Committee to develop good outcomes for the residents of Cardiff, you can suggest an item to include on the next plan by contacting us.

Forward Work Programme October to December 2022 (114kb PDF​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window​​

Please see below for information on previous scrutiny inquiries and research reports. 

You can also view previous committee meeting papers.​

For full copies of these reports, please contact us.​


Inquiry repor​ts​

Scrutiny Committees sometimes look in detail at a topic and send a report to Cabinet, with recommendations for how to improve.​

The Cabinet considers the report and responds to the recommendations.

Summary of Customer Leadership inquiry report (518kb PDF)​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window

  • Managing the Estate under a Corporate Landlord Model (May 2018)
  • Customer Leadership (May 2018)
  • Sickness Absence – short scrutiny and research (Sept 2018)
  • Scrutiny Impact Assessment Model (May 2020)

Research reports​​

We undertake independent research to inform the Committees’ work, collecting evidence from stakeholders on their views and experiences. We also review existing research and good practice to highlight work Cardiff Council could learn from.​

  • Benchmarking practice and feasibility, 2014
  • A Review of Cardiff Council's Scrutiny Impact using CFPS outcome indicators, 2018
  • Methodologies for Assessing Scrutiny Impact, 2019​

​Every year, scrutiny committees report on their work, highlighting contributions received and recommendations made.

Their reports highlight the impact of scrutiny and changes that were carried out.

For 2020 to 21, and for 2021 to 2022 the five scrutiny committees developed a combined Annual Report.

View the Scrutiny Annual Report 2021 to 2022 (5.47mb PDF)​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window
View the Scrutiny Annual Report 2020 to 2021 (​5.2mb PDF)​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window​​


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