Archives for February 2012

Monitoring Continues

In an effort to get a handle on the over spend in Child & Family Services, the Performance & Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board and the Child & Family Overview & Scrutiny Board have been working together since July 2011 to monitor the financial recovery plan.  The latest meeting was held on 13th February and […]

Budget Scrutiny

The Performance & Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board had an opportunity recently to carry out pre decision scrutiny of the Council budget for 2012/13.  They invited the other Overview & Scrutiny Board Chairs and Vice Chairs to the meeting, which was held on 13th February, to enable a more inclusive discussion of the budget proposals before […]

Swansea City Centre Review makes it’s recommendations

The Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board have now completed their review of Swansea City Centre. The Board were pleased to see that there is a good understanding of the difficulties facing the City Centre and that the Council is taking the lead on developing strategies and plans that aim to improve the situation. […]

Engaging disengaged pupils

At the meeting today (20th Feb) the Children, Young People and Learnng Overview and Scrutiny Board looked at Secondary School leavers who were classified as Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs) for the period 2005-2011. The report noted that significant progress has been made in reducing the levels of young people who are NEET […]

Shared Services Review To Be Continued….

The Performance & Finance Overview & Scrutiny Board completed its review of Shared Services, ‘What’s the Best Way to Deliver Savings & Improvements through Shared Services’ in April 2011.  At that time, the process was to submit the report to Cabinet and for the Cabinet Member to produce a response at the same time.  This […]

Safeguarding Adults in Swansea

The Health Social Care and Well Being Overview and Scrutiny Board today (7th Feb) looked at the Annual Report of the Swansea Safeguarding Adults Board including reviewing the action plan and progress made. What Is A Vulnerable Adult?  –  Vulnerable adults are individuals over 18 who are or may be in need of community care […]