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Committee details

Economy and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

This Committee covers the work previously undertaken by the Communities Overview Committee and the Place Overview Committee


The Economy and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee review the implementation of existing policies and consider the scope for new policies with regard to all aspects of the discharge of the Council’s ‘place shaping and universal population services’  functions concerning climate change and the environment, economic growth, highways infrastructure and connectivity, housing, culture and leisure, flooding and water management, 16+ Learning and Skills, and Community Safety. The Committee does this by:


1.     Assessing the effectiveness of decisions of the Cabinet in these areas of the Council’s statutory activity and relate overview and scrutiny to the achievement of the Council’s strategic priorities and objectives as described in the Shropshire Plan – Healthy Economy and Healthy Environment.


2.     Make reports and recommendations as appropriate arising from this area of overview and scrutiny.



Contact information

Support officer: Sarah Townsend Committee Officer.

Phone: 01743 257721



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