Archives for September 2014

What’s going on in scrutiny in October?

Here is a list of all the meetings taking place in October: 13th October 2pm Committee Room 3 – Transforming Adult Social Services Pre-Inquiry Working Group 15th October 1:30pm Chamber Meeting Room – Service Improvement and Finance Performance Panel 16th October 3:30pm Meeting Room 3 – Schools Performance Panel 20th October 5pm Chamber Meeting Room […]

Local Service Board scrutiny continues to develop

The Local Service Board Scrutiny Panel is meeting again next Monday (22 September at 11am in Committee Room 3, Civic Centre). The Panel is meeting with members of the Local Service Board (LSB) Executive Group. This group represents the key statutory partners of the LSB and undertakes detailed work on behalf of the wider LSB. […]

Scrutiny Dispatches – September 2014

Every month council receives an update from scrutiny about the work it has been doing. It aims to provide the headlines, typically with one major story each time, to raise awareness and visibility of the work and impact of scrutiny.           Here’s this months roundup: 1. How can we increase inward […]

Schools Performance Panel considers ‘Rewriting the Future’

The Panel at its meeting on the 18 September will discuss the recently released Wales Government document ‘Rewriting the Future: raising ambition and attainment in welsh schools’.  The report highlights the vision to have high expectations for all learners, regardless of their socio-economic background, and ensure that they have an equal chance of achieving those […]

Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel

The Service Improvement and Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel is due to meet next Wednesday (17 September) at 1.30pm. The role of the Panel is to scrutinise the Council’s corporate performance, service improvement and budget arrangements. Items on the agenda this month include: Details of the Council’s budget consultation engagement strategy Wales Audit Office Annual Improvement Report […]