Archives for April 2011

Scrutiny Delivers a Clear Message about Corporate Parenting

Councillors in Swansea have shown their commitment to corporate parenting as a result of a report produced by the Child & Family Services Overview & Scrutiny Board. The scrutiny report (PDF), called ‘Care to Help?’ turned the spotlight on the role of councillors as corporate parents and its findings were recently accepted by Cabinet and Council. […]

Scrutiny findings helping to improve literacy in Swansea

Yesterday Swansea Council Cabinet agreed the recommendations from the Children, Young People and Learning Overview and Scrutiny Board review of literacy across school in Swansea called ‘Building Blocks for Improvement Literacy in Swansea’.  Cabinet complimented the work of the Board saying it was an important and positive piece of work.  The Board had concluded that […]

Shared Services – Making it Work for Our Council

Earlier today the Performance and Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board signed off their review of Shared Services.  This  work was started last October and conducted through a small task and finish group of councillors.  You can find the final report of the review, and the findings report detailing all the evidence collected, on our reports library page here. Why This […]