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Cabinet Decision: 20th May 2010
Title of Item/Report
Designated Scrutiny Officer
Record of the Decision
Members considered a report relating to the appointment of a designated Scrutiny Officer.

It was explained that Section 31 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 inserted a new section into the Local Government Act 2000 requiring local authorities to designate one of their officers as a scrutiny officer to support the work of the authority’s overview and scrutiny committees.

RECOMMENDED that Council appoints the Head of Democratic Services to be the designated scrutiny officer for Stockton on Tees Borough Council.
Reasons for the Decision
To comply with The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2009.

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Details of any Dispensations
Not applicable
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Not applicable

Date of Publication: 24 May 2010

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