This page lists the meetings for Joint Overview & Scrutiny Committee.
is the Joint Overview and Scrutiny
The JOSC is responsible for holding to account the
Joint Strategic Committee (Joint Cabinets) and the Executive
Members and reviewing their work and decisions. The Committee plays
a similar role to that played by the Parliamentary Select
Committees in Westminster.
The JOSC has the opportunity to review other issues
which affect Adur and Worthing
residents and the services which they receive. JOSC can also
scrutinise the work of the various Partnerships in Adur and Worthing, can monitor budgets and
performance and help develop new policies and review existing
What kind of subjects get
discussed at meetings?
JOSC can discuss lots of issues affecting the
communities of Adur and Worthing. The
JOSC does not make decisions but seeks to influence those who do by
considering the major issues affecting the areas and making
recommendations about how services can be improved.
Why is it important for residents to get
JOSC is keen to review issues which are of concern to local
residents. JOSC would like local residents to get involved in the
scrutiny process by suggesting potential review issues and to do
this residents can submit Scrutiny
request forms or by
contacting their local Adur Councillor or Worthing
The specific responsibilities and
functions delegated to this Committee are set out in detail
in the Joint
Committee Agreement of each council's