Scrutiny plays a key role in promoting accountability in the decision making process of local authorities.
The Scrutiny function is also useful in ensuring that council policies reflect current priorities, in promoting efficiency and in encouraging partnership working with external agencies.
Carmarthenshire County Council has 5 Scrutiny Committees:
- Policy & Resources
- Education & Children
- Environmental & Public Protection
- Social Care & Health
For more information on the scrutiny process in Carmarthenshire, click on the links on the left hand side of this page.