The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group to meet in September

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 23 September 2019.   The purpose of the group is to help ensure the best educational outcomes for children in the Education Through Regional Working (ERW) region by supporting effective scrutiny to support … [Read More...]

Cabinet Member Q&A: Cllr Andrea Lewis

The Scrutiny Programme committee is due to meet on 9 September and will hold a Q&A session with the Cabinet Member for Homes & Energy, Councillor Andrea Lewis. Click here if you would like to ask her any questions.  … [Read More...]

So, what’s happening in Education Scrutiny?

Swansea Council's education scrutiny body, the Education Performance Scrutiny Panel, has the role of providing ongoing challenge to schools performance in order to ensure that pupils in Swansea are receiving a high quality education and that it is meeting its objectives to improve schools … [Read More...]

Scrutiny Councillors focus on Services to Rural Communities

Photo Credit: Wales Audit Office At their meeting on 17th July the Development and Regeneration Performance Panel looked at the Response and Action Plan to the Wales Audit Office Report – ‘Local Government Services to Rural Communities’. Swansea is a semi-rural authority with 60% of the land … [Read More...]

10 ways to improve wellbeing in Schools

Councillors from the Education Scrutiny Performance Panel visited Dylan Thomas Community Comprehensive School in July and met with the Headteacher, Chair of Governors and other staff at the school. Councillors chose to speak to this school because they had heard about the good practice the … [Read More...]