Scrutiny Panel discuss the benefits of Active Travel

At a recent meeting of the Development and Regeneration Scrutiny Performance Panel the Cabinet Member for Environment and Infrastructure Management came to discuss transport plans for Swansea. The Panel heard about a range of travel projects in Swansea from active travel to air quality … [Read More...]

Introducing the Natural Environment Scrutiny Performance Panel

A new Natural Environment scrutiny panel has been established. The Panel will be responsible for ongoing monitoring of council performance in relation to the natural environment and biodiversity. The development of this panel follows the introduction of a new Corporate Priority and a scrutiny … [Read More...]

Round Table Discussions with Carers

Councillor Peter Black, convenor of the Adult Services Scrutiny Performance Panel has lead two sessions this week with Carers of Adults with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Issues, who are either in Supported Living, or are on the waiting list to go in to Supported Living. This is in … [Read More...]

Brexit – Are We Prepared?

The Brexit Working Group will meet on 23 September to look at how prepared we are for Brexit as a local authority.  It is initially planned as a one-off meeting and will involve discussion with the relevant Cabinet Member and officers to gather information, ask questions and raise any … [Read More...]

Young people! Hop on board the scrutiny train and take a look at Equalities

For this Scrutiny Inquiry a group of councillors got together and formed a Scrutiny Inquiry Panel. They looked at the Equality Act 2010 which is a law that was put in place to legally protect people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It also sets out the different ways in … [Read More...]