Committee details

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee (OSC) is a vital part of the Mayoral Combined Authority’s (MCA) decision-making process.


The Committee hold the MCA and LEP to account and ensure that all aspects of the decision-making process are transparent, inclusive and fair.   The Committee are responsible for checking that the MCA and LEP is delivering its objectives and that the decisions made in policies, strategies and plans have been made in the best interests of the residents and workers of South Yorkshire.


Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings are open to the public and are webcast. 


Members of the public can submit a question to the committee in advance of the meeting.  


Who can refer matters to the South Yorkshire MCA Overview and Scrutiny Committee?


Any member of a constituent or non-constituent council can refer an issue or question to the MCA’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee. 


Elected Members are asked to complete and submit an Overview and Scrutiny Referral Form to


Alternatively please submit your question to the mailbox.


We have an archive of papers for this committee for meetings which took place before 31 March 2019, please click on the Archive link in the navigation menu.


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