So, whats happening in the Equalities Scrutiny Inquiry

The Scrutiny Inquiry into Equalities in Swansea continues at a pace, with Councillors speaking to people from different groups and organisations across Swansea.  They have spoken to young people via the Big Conversation, older people at the 50+ Network, people from the LGBT community at the LGBT … [Read More...]

Swansea Councillors to take a look at Environmental Enforcement

A Working Group has been set up to look at environmental enforcement in Swansea. The Cabinet Member for Environment and Infrastructure Management, the Head of Highways and Transportation and the Head of Waste Management and Parks will attend the meeting to discuss the issues with Councillors and … [Read More...]

So what is happening in schools scrutiny?

Swansea Councils education scrutiny body, the Schools 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 standards and … [Read More...]

Scrutiny Councillors commend progress at Ysgol Crug Glas Special School

Councillors from the Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel made a visit to Ysgol Crug Glas Special School, meeting with the Headteacher, staff and two Governors. The Panel were very pleased to hear about their improvement journey, the positive outcome of their Estyn re-inspection and the speed in … [Read More...]

So, what has been the impact of the Tackling Poverty Scrutiny inquiry?

Councillors met with the Cabinet Members for Better Communities (People) and officers last week to discuss how they are progressing with a number of recommendation made by a Scrutiny Inquiry Panel into Tackling Poverty. The Panel heard that the main impact of the inquiry had been to generate and … [Read More...]