CALL – IN –
GUIDE FOR MEMBERS
OF THE PUBLIC
Overview and Scrutiny
Implementation of decision
delayed for 5 working days
after the date of the
meeting.
Decision – Making Principles
• due regard to all relevant considerations and disregard of all
irrelevant factors;
• propor...
Call – In Notice
• In writing
• Specifying reasons
• Required number of signatures:
• 5 councillors
• 2 members of the Ove...
Call – In
Procedure
Step 1 –
Signatories outline reason
for calling-in decision
Step 2 –
Cabinet Member explains
reasons for decision and
issues taken into account
Step 3 –
Other councillors give
evidence on issues raised
Step 4 –
Members of the public give
evidence on issues raised
Register to speak:
01484 221000 or
scrutiny.governance@kirkl...
Step 5 –
Panel ask outstanding questions
of Cabinet Member
Step 6 –
Signatories identify outstanding
questions
Step 7 –
Pa...
Step 8 –
Panel adjourn to formulate decision
Take no further
action
Refer back to
Cabinet
Refer to
Council
Step 9 –
Panel ...
Step 10 (if referred to Cabinet) –
Cabinet consider Scrutiny
recommendations
Accept recommendation
and amend original
deci...
http://www.kirklees.public-
i.tv/site/webcasts.php?l=en_GB
Watch archived footage of a Call-In
meeting at:
For further information, please
contact the Scrutiny Team:
 01484 221000
 scrutiny.governance@kirklees.gov.uk
Crown Cou...
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Call in guide - public

  1. 1. CALL – IN – GUIDE FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC Overview and Scrutiny
  2. 2. Implementation of decision delayed for 5 working days after the date of the meeting.
  3. 3. Decision – Making Principles • due regard to all relevant considerations and disregard of all irrelevant factors; • proportionality (i.e. the action must be proportionate to the desired outcome); • lawfulness and financial propriety and prudence; • all due consultation; • the taking of professional advice from officers; • respect for human rights and application of the Human Rights Act 1998; • a presumption in favour of openness; • clarity of aims and desired outcomes; • the ability to explain the options considered and the reasons for decisions.
  4. 4. Call – In Notice • In writing • Specifying reasons • Required number of signatures: • 5 councillors • 2 members of the Overview & Scrutiny Management Committee including the Chair • 2 members of the relevant Scrutiny Panel including the Chair
  5. 5. Call – In Procedure
  6. 6. Step 1 – Signatories outline reason for calling-in decision
  7. 7. Step 2 – Cabinet Member explains reasons for decision and issues taken into account
  8. 8. Step 3 – Other councillors give evidence on issues raised
  9. 9. Step 4 – Members of the public give evidence on issues raised Register to speak: 01484 221000 or scrutiny.governance@kirklees.gov.uk
  10. 10. Step 5 – Panel ask outstanding questions of Cabinet Member Step 6 – Signatories identify outstanding questions Step 7 – Panel discuss evidence received
  11. 11. Step 8 – Panel adjourn to formulate decision Take no further action Refer back to Cabinet Refer to Council Step 9 – Panel reconvene to announce decision
  12. 12. Step 10 (if referred to Cabinet) – Cabinet consider Scrutiny recommendations Accept recommendation and amend original decision Decide further work is needed and defer decision until completed Refer issue for discussion at next appropriate Full Council meeting Not accept recommendation and confirm original decision
  13. 13. http://www.kirklees.public- i.tv/site/webcasts.php?l=en_GB Watch archived footage of a Call-In meeting at:
  14. 14. For further information, please contact the Scrutiny Team:  01484 221000  scrutiny.governance@kirklees.gov.uk Crown Court Buildings, Princess Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TT

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