Help Overview and Scrutiny Develop the 2017/18 Work Programme

Published on March 16, 2017 at 12:48 pm

Each year the Overview and Scrutiny Committee chooses topics to include in the Annual Work Programme.

We welcome feedback from residents on what would be a good topic for the committee to look at.  We are looking for things that affect you and your community.  This could be something that is the Council’s responsibility, or the responsibility of one of our external partners.

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Major campaign launched to encourage voters in England to register ahead of elections in May

Published on March 18, 2016 at 1:35 pm

As a major national advertising campaign is launched across England to encourage voter registration ahead of Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and local elections, Rossendale Council is encouraging local people to visit to register to vote.

On Thursday 5 May voters in the borough will go to the polls to elect Rossendale Councillors and a Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Overview and Scrutiny Review of North West Ambulance Service

Published on February 22, 2016 at 12:42 pm

During 2015, Overview and Scrutiny established a task group to look at reasons for below target response times for Rossendale, which in November 2014 were 60.7% against a target of 75%.

The task group visited the 999 Control Centre in Broughton and the 111 service in Bolton, as well as spoke to Paramedics at both Rawtenstall and Stacksteads Ambulance Stations.

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