Committee details

Housing and Community Engagement Scrutiny Commission

Purpose of committee

The Commission is a sub-committee of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and has been established to examine and monitor the performance of services provided by the Council and other agencies in matters regarding housing and community engagement.


In recent years, it has reviewed topics such as affordable housing delivery, housing repairs services, building safety and cladding, district heating, estate cleaning and anti-social behaviour. As well as, building new council homes, empty homes and zero carbon housing and community engagement structures- resident participation framework.


Scrutiny meetings are accessible to the public, whilst also being livestreamed and recorded. The individual meeting recordings can be reached here on the meeting pages and are hosted on the Council’s YouTube channel:


Contact information

Support officer: Amit Alva. Email: