Call for councils to 'embrace' scrutiny

By Heather Jameson | 08 May 2019

The Government called on councils and combined authorities to ‘embrace’ scrutiny as it issued new guidance.

It said councils should share information with their scrutiny committee and consider them as ‘critical friends’.

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