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Fire safety advice for residents living in high-rise buildings also see information for Fire Safety in Reading Residential Tower Blocks

Internal Overview and Scrutiny Commission

Prior to May 2013 the Internal Overview and Scrutiny Commission exercised all overview and scrutiny functions in relation to the Council and the "call in" function as part of the Council's scrutiny arrangements by considering the decisions taken by the Cabinet along with any representations made by non-executive members on those decisions, and identified whether any of them should have been referred back to the Cabinet or on to the Council in accordance with the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules in Part 4 of the Constitution.

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