The latest report outlining what the council has done and how it has performed can be found below.
Previous Annual Reports
Scrutiny Annual Reports
The aim of scrutiny is to provide an open and transparent forum in which your elected councillors, sitting in public, can review the work of the council to check that policies and services are meeting the priorities and the needs of local people. The latest report can be found below
Previous Scrutiny Reports
Annual Audit Letter
East Herts Council is audited annually. Please see the latest report here
Previous Audit Reports
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). In the course of its statutory duties the Council is required to protect the public from unlawful criminal activity and harm. RIPA permits the Council to obtain private information about someone that is necessary, proportionate and compatible with human rights whilst being non intrusive.
The Council can apply RIPA's guidelines and codes for covert surveillance, communications data and CHIS (covert human intelligence source).
RIPA Authorisation Statistics are shown below for the last 3yrs of Cancellation from 14 September 2013:
|Date of authorisation||Amount||Type of authorisation/Method||Subject / Criminal Investigation||Area within EH||Designated Department and Section|
|2014||1||Directed Surveillance (Camera)||Fly tipping||Hertford Road, Tewin||Customer & Community Services/Environmental Services|