Get involved

​Overview and scrutiny involves councillors and members of the public working together to help improve public services. They review both the public services already in place, and future plans to change them. They make recommendations to the council and other organisations, bringing real improvements to the people who live and work in the district.

As a co-opted member, you can be a member of one of the standing committees:

The role involves attending regular daytime meetings examining many different issues in relation to the terms of reference of the committee

You will take part in meetings, site visits and other projects, depending on the work being carried out.​

Co-opted members serve a three-year term of office.  Our next full recruitment process will take place in February/March 2024, but if you wish to register your interest now, then please contact us (see details below) and we will send you an application pack at the start of the next round of recruitment.

Contact us

Overview and Scrutiny Office

County Hall
Wakefield
WF1 2QW

01924 306736/5133