East Midlands Scrutiny Network

The East Midlands Councils Scrutiny network is a local authority network for Councillors and Officers involved with Scrutiny.

The network provides Councillors and Officers with the opportunity to share knowledge, work programmes and information, as well as providing an opportunity to explore national developments concerning scrutiny.

Chair of the Network - Cllr Gale Waller, Rutland County Council

Vice Chair of the Network - Rachel Appleyard, Chesterfield Borough Council

Lead Officer - Kirsty Lowe, East Midlands Councils

Terms of Reference

EMSN Terms of Reference Scrutiny revised 19.03.2021

Future meeting dates  

2021 Meeting dates - We are scheduling dates in 2021, all meetings are at this point planned to take place virtually using MS Teams.

Timings – 10:00 – 11:30

  • 25 June 2021
  • 24 September 2021
  • 10 December 2021

For more information on how to join the network meetings contact Kirsty.lowe@emcouncils.gov.uk 

Past meetings

Task and Finish Group working

In March 2019 the East Midlands Scrutiny Network held a focused network meeting on the topic of Task and Finsih Group working.  This provided councils with the opportunity to share and learn from other councils on the topic of task and finish group working.  Documents shared during this sessions included;