Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee is a vital part of the Combined Authorities decision making process. It has the responsibility to check that the Combined Authority 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 the local areas.  They also hold the Combined Authority and LEP to account and ensure that all aspects of the decision-making process are transparent, inclusive and fair.

There are 14 members of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee:

Name   Political Party Area Term of Office
Cllr John Shephard Chair Labour Bassetlaw 2017/18
Cllr Allan Jones Vice Chair Conservative Doncaster 2017/18
Cllr Chris Furness Conservative Derbyshire 2017/18
Cllr Peter Innes Labour Chesterfield 2017/18
Cllr Wayne Johnson Labour Barnsley 2017/18
Cllr Shaffaq Mohammed Liberal Democrat Sheffield 2017/18
Cllr Gerry Morley Labour North East Derbyshire 2017/18
Cllr Zahira Naz Labour Sheffield 2017/18
Cllr Sandra Peake Labour Bolsover 2017/18
Cllr Ian Saunders Labour Sheffield 2017/18
Cllr Peter Short UKIP Rotherham 2017/18
Cllr Brian Steele Labour Rotherham 2017/18
Cllr Austen White Labour Doncaster 2017/18
Vacant Independent Barnsley

Details regarding the Committee’s meetings and its requirements can be found here: