Archives for December 2011

Financial Recovery Plan

The 3rd joint meeting of the Child & Family Services Overview & Scrutiny Board and the Performance & Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board was held recently at the beginning of December and it was an opportunity for the members of the Performance & Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board to meet the new Corporate Director responsible […]

Monitoring Performance & Budget

The Performance & Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board has recently been looking at how well the Council is doing over a range of services that it provides.  Information is collected on all the Council’s departments and is reported on every 3 months.  This information compares how well the Council is actually performing with how it […]

Councillors talk to the Carers’ Centre & the Alzheimer’s Society

Earlier this week the Health Social Care & Well Being Overview & Scrutiny Board began its review of  how the Council and its partners support carers in Swansea.  On Tuesday councillors met Shirley Bowen, Director at Swansea Carers’ Centre and Val Walker, Locality Director at the Alzheimer’s Society.  The councillors wanted to understand how these two important organisations […]

Annual Performance Challenge – Education

At the Children, Young People and Learning Overview and Scrutiny Board meeting on Monday (5th Dec) Councillor looked at the performance data from across schools in Swansea, concentrating on educational attainment, school exclusions, attendance and employment training.  Councillors were pleased to find:  the overall trend for level 2 threshold indicator and core subject indicator is upward. that progress with […]