Do you have a question for Councillor Rob Stewart, Leader of the Council & Cabinet Member for Finance & Strategy?

The Leader of the Council & Cabinet Member for Finance & Strategy, Councillor Rob Stewart, will be appearing before the Scrutiny Programme Committee on 24 November for a question and answer session. The committee welcome your ideas for questions.

Cllr. Rob Stewart

Cllr. Rob Stewart







Councillor Rob Stewart chairs the Cabinet. This is the Council body that is responsible for most day-to day decisions and delivery of Council services, in line with the Council’s overall policies and budget.

Councillor Stewart is responsible for the appointment of all Cabinet Members, who are allocated specific responsibilities. Councillor Stewart’s portfolio of Finance & Strategy includes the following areas of responsibility:

The committee will explore the work he has done in this role, looking at priorities, actions, achievements and impact.

Is there anything that you think the committee should ask him? Any suggestions made before 24 November will be looked at by the committee in developing its questioning strategy and the key ones will be put to Councillor Stewart.

Let us have your ideas by adding a comment to this post, by email to or tweet us at @swanseascrutiny.

The committee meeting will take place on Monday 24 November at 4.30 pm in Committee Room 1 in the Civic Centre, Swansea and the public are welcome to attend.

A summary of each session, including public questions that are asked, and views of the committee are included in a letter to the relevant cabinet member. Both these letters and responses from Cabinet Members are published in future Scrutiny Programme Committee agendas.

This is part of a series of Cabinet Member Question Sessions that will take place over the course of the year.  The committee meets every 4 weeks.

Schedule for future sessions:

Committee Cabinet Member(s)
22 December 2014
  • Christine Richards (Deputy Leader) – Services for Children & Young People
  • Jennifer Raynor – Education
19 January 2015
  • Jane Harris – Services for Adults & Vulnerable People
  • Mark Child – Wellbeing & Healthy City


16 February 2015
  • Mark Thomas – Environment & Transportation
  • Robert Francis-Davies – Enterprise, Development & Regeneration


16 March 2015
  • David Hopkins – Communities & Housing
  • Will Evans – Anti Poverty


13 April 2015
  • Clive Lloyd – Transformation & Performance


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