Archives for July 2013

Do You Think We Are Making a Difference?

Measuring the effectiveness of scrutiny is no easy task but an important one nevertheless.  Councillors want to know that the scrutiny work that they have been doing has been done well and, more to the point, has made a difference.  In Swansea we have recently adopted a results based approach and used 19 different indicators […]

Providing More Affordable Homes Needs to be a Priority

As in many other areas, the number of new affordable homes being supplied in Swansea is a long way short of the number of new affordable homes that are needed. To have any chance of closing this gap the first step is to ensure that affordable housing is a shared priority for the Council and its […]