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Get involved in scrutiny

Getting involved in scrutiny is one of the best ways to influence decision-making at the council as councillors will hear your experiences directly.

Members of the public can:

All panels are able to appoint residents and community representatives to participate as non-voting co-optees to support non-executive councillors to make balanced, evidence-based recommendations.

Attending as a witness

If you are invited to attend scrutiny as a witness, this guide tells you what to expect.

Scrutiny Witness Guide


Contact Scrutiny

Corporate Services Department
Merton Civic Centre
Tel: 020 8545 3864