Scrutiny Committee

Information on the Scrutiny Committee at Suffolk County Council.

The Scrutiny Committee is made up of 12 councillors from different political groups who are not members of the Council's Cabinet. There are also four statutory co-optees who can take part in scrutiny of education matters. The Scrutiny Committee is part of the arrangements for making sure the Council carries out its responsibilities properly.

Committee members

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Mark Bee WS Resized John Field informal WS Resized
Mark Bee (Con) John Field (Lib Dem)

Members

Statutory Co-opted members 

  • Helen Bates (Roman Catholic Diocese)
  • Jane Sheat (Church of England Diocese)
  • Vacancy (parent governor)
  • Vacancy (parent governor)

Meeting dates

You're welcome to attend a meeting of the Scrutiny Committee.

The papers and agendas for the meetings are available on our website five days before the meeting and will include venue details.

Committee meeting dates

Date

Venue

Time

Thursday 12 March 2020 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 16 April 2020 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Tuesday 12 May 2020

Remote Meeting

10am
Thursday 4 June 2020 (Cancelled)    
Thursday 2 July 2020 Remote Meeting 10am
Thursday 30 July 2020 (Reserve Date) Remote Meeting 10am
Friday 11 September 2020 (Reserve Date) Remote Meeting  10am
Thursday 1 October 2020 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 29 October 2020 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 26 November 2020 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Tuesday 22 December 2020 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 10 February 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 10 March 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 8 April 2021 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Friday 2 July 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am
Tuesday 27 July 2021 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 30 September 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am
Thursday 28 October 2021 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am
Thursday 25 November 2021 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am
Thursday 23 December 2021 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Tuesday 15 February 2022 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 17 March 2022 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am
Wednesday 13 April 2022 (Reserve Date) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am
Wednesday 11 May 2022 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  10am

Dates after May 2021 will be subject to reconsideration by Council on 27 May 2021.

Contact and further information

If you would like to contact us, please email committee.services@suffolk.gov.uk or call 01473 265119, Monday to Friday; 9.30 am - 4.00 pm.