10 Things You Should Know About Scrutiny

Whether you have just started working for a Council or have many years of service there’s a very good chance that no one has ever explained what scrutiny is all about. We’ve recognised that we need to raise awareness amongst council staff about the scrutiny function, the work it involves, and its … [Read More...]

Welfare of Tethered Horses much Improved!

Scrutiny Councillors on the Tethered Horses Working Group met on 31 January to discuss and receive an update on the actions taken by the Council and its partners on the current situation in relation to horses tethered on public land. Councillors were pleased to hear the great progress made … [Read More...]

An introduction to Service Improvement and Finance Scrutiny

The main purpose of the Service Improvement and Finance Scrutiny performance panel is to ensure that the Council’s budget, corporate and service improvement arrangements are effective and efficient. The Panel meets once a month to look at different aspects of Finance and Performance … [Read More...]

Child & Family Services Scrutiny

Child and Family Social Services (CFS) performance is being monitored by Scrutiny Councillors in Swansea. CFS is undergoing major change and it is the CFS performance scrutiny panel’s role to ensure that performance is maintained and that further improvements are made across all areas of the … [Read More...]

So, where at we at with that Regional Working Scrutiny Inquiry?

The Regional Working Scrutiny Inquiry is now progressing at a good pace the Councillors have met with the different council directorates to discuss in some detail the regional working activities that are taking place.  The Panel will now in February meet with some of the partners that have been … [Read More...]