Science Inspires Scrutiny

Science should be exciting for young people, giving them the skills and opportunities to improve their futures. But currently not all young people are inspired by science. Science is everywhere. Inspiring young people and understanding that is key.  They can look outside the window, trees turn … [Read More...]

Community Cohesion Scrutiny Working Group

A Scrutiny Working Group to look at Community Cohesion in Swansea has been arranged and will meet on the 20 June to look at the work and effectiveness of the Council and its partnerships in supporting and promoting community cohesion. The Working Group will look particularly at the overarching … [Read More...]

Homelessness in Swansea

Scrutiny Councillors are due to hold a Working Group meeting on 14 May to look at the issues faced in Swansea in relation to homelessness, the services available and to find out from several relevant organisations what is required locally for improvements to be seen. This will be the first of … [Read More...]

Scrutiny Councillors express concerns over Outcome of Residential Care and Day Services for Older People Commissioning Reviews

Councillors on the Adult Services Scrutiny Performance Panel have recently met to discuss the Outcome of Residential Care and Day Services for Older People Commissioning Reviews. A number of concerns were raised by the Panel including: The commissioning review taking too long to complete … [Read More...]

So what is happening in Education 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...]