Scrutiny Arrangements with Local Government
The Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Joint Scrutiny Committee are comprised of nine Councillors from local authorities which are within the Greater Birmingham and Solihull boundary.
The local authorities are:
Birmingham City Council
Bromsgrove District Council
Cannock Chase District Council
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Lichfield District Council
Redditch Borough Council
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Tamworth Borough Council
Wyre Forest District Council
Councillors are elected annually by their respective Council’s to serve on the Joint Scrutiny Committee.
The Committee has responsibility for providing independent scrutiny of the activities of the GBSLEP, specifically in relation to the effectiveness and implementation of the Strategic Economic Plan. Other areas of LEP activity have been identified for scrutiny and are detailed in the Joint Scrutiny Committee’s work programme.
Terms of Reference
The Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Joint Scrutiny Committee works to agreed Terms of Reference, which set out the scope of the committee’s remit and activities. They also provide guidance for some governance arrangements and are reviewed annually by the committee to ensure they remain fit for purpose. The Terms of Reference can be viewed here:Appendix A – GBSLEP Joint Scrutiny Committee ToR 2019-20 V1.0.
The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Joint Scrutiny Committee meet in public every three months. All future meeting dates are detailed in the committee’s work programme. Meetings are hosted by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
The GBSLEPJSC Work Programme has been developed to facilitate systematic scrutiny of LEP matters on an annual themed basis up to March 2021:
The work programme also ensures that key areas of LEP responsibility are scrutinised across the following areas:
You can view the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Joint Scrutiny Committee Work Programme and future meeting dates here GB&SLEPJSC Work Programme 2018-21_Website_Version_1
Agenda and Minutes
Agenda papers are published on-line a minimum of five working days before the date of the Committee meeting.
You can view and download all of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Joint Scrutiny Committee agenda and minutes since 2014 here
If you have any queries or require further information regarding the work of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Joint Scrutiny Committee, please contact Paul Rogers, Democratic Services at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council at: