Budget Review Group
Provides cross-party scrutiny of the Council's budget and financial processes
Puts forward proposals for the Council's budget and main policies and makes day-to-day decisions on Council Services
Children and Young People Select Committee
Scrutinises the provision of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to support the creation of positive outcomes for the children and young people of Milton Keynes so that they can be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic well-being
Community Safety, Crime and Policing Select Committee
Scrutinises the provisiopn of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to assist in creating a safe and strong diverse community in Milton Keynes, and in reducing crime and disorder by supporting and challenging the residents of the borough, the Council and its partners in the work of operating and maintaing a safe environment.
Corporate Affairs and Performance Select Committee
Scrutinises the Council's performance unformation, including statutory performance indicators, national performance indicators, best value performance indicators and complaints. It also scrutinises the Council's quaterly corporate performance reports.
Takes some of the most important decisions on the Council's major policies, such as the budget and Council Tax levels
Economy, Growth and Regeneration Select Committee
Scrutinises the provision of services, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to assist in the strategic planning of the city for the benefit of its residents and to enhance the economic properity and sustainability of Milton Keynes.
Environment and Transport Select Committee
Scrutinises and reviews the involvement of the Council in its strategic partnerships to ensure that the realtionship adds value to the environmental well-bewing of the citizens of Milton Keynes; scrutinises the involvement of the Council in regional and national organisations to ensure value and benefite to Milton Keynes and seeks to ensure that the anticipated needs and aspirations of future Milton Keynes' residents are met in the planning and delivery of new developments.
Health and Adult Social Care Select Committee
Scrutinises the provision of health and adult social care services in Milton Keynes, the achievement of targets and the provision of resources to help improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Milton Keynes
'Healthier Together' Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee
A Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee comprising representation from Milton Keynes Council, Bedford Borough Council, Luton Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council and Northamptonshire County Council to scrutinise the progress of the 'Healthier Together Programme' (South East Midlands Acute Services Review).
Housing and Communities Select Committee
Scrutinises the decisions taken in relation to the Council's role as landlord in the provision of housing to ensure that these services provide good quality, affordable accommodation for the Council's tenants. Also scrutinises the provision of other community services such as leisure, the arts and heritage, libraries etc to create a sense of place for all citizens of Milton Keynes.
Responsible for the Council's licensing functions, including public entertainment and house to house and street collections.
To hear and determine applications where objections and / or representations have been received
Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee
Prioritises, commissions and schedules the work of the Overview and Scrutiny Select Committtees and ensures that the work programmes are focused on improvement and minimises the potential for duplication
Quality Accounts Panel - Health Providers
Scrutinises the Quality Accounts of local healthcare providers in order to ensure that the provider’s priorities reflect the local priorities and concerns of constituents; identify any omission of any major issues it believes have been made from the Quality Accounts, provide comment on local issues; and comment on how well the provider has demonstrated the involvement of patients and the public.
Responsible for the Council's Regulatory functions, including Street Trading and Hackney Carriage / Private Hire Taxi policy
To hear and determine applications and reviews of licences where objections or representations have been made
Responsible Authorities Group
The governing body of SaferMK, responsible for approving and ensuring the delivery of the three year SaferMK plan for the reduction of crime, fear of crime, anti-social behaviour, substance misuse and re-offending