Councillor Naeem Akhtar, Chair of the Communities and Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Board (4).
This Scrutiny Board is responsible for looking into issues including Highways and Lighting, and Street Services, including Grounds Maintenance, Refuse, and Street Cleansing.
The Board covers housing and homelessness, and engagement with the community and voluntary sector. The Board also covers the work being done to promote and encourage creative and artistic activities, together with parts of our local heritage, including the Cultural Strategy and the City of Culture bid for 2021.
It serves as the Flood Risk Management Committee and can call in people from organisations to help with this work.
An up-to-date work programme can be found with the agenda for the most recent meeting. The work programme is usually the last item on the list.