Archives for August 2015

What has been the impact of the scrutiny inquiry into Inward Investment for Swansea?

The Inward Investment Scrutiny Inquiry Panel met in July to look at how their report had impacted on inward investment into Swansea and the Swansea Bay City Region. The Panel were that their report has provided focus for how Swansea and the wider City Regions should be promoted and presented to potential investors.  The recommendations […]

What are the implications of the Additional Learning Needs Reform?

Welsh Assembly Government are proposing to introduce a new legislative framework for supporting children and young people with additional learning needs. The Schools Performance Scrutiny Panel at their next meeting on 13 August will look at the implications of this for children and young people.  Councillors will meet with the Councils Chief Education Officer to discuss: What has […]

Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Panel

The Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel will be meeting at 1.30pm on Wednesday 12 August (Committee Room 3a, Guildhall). The role of the Panel is to scrutinise the Council’s corporate performance, service improvement and budget arrangements. On the agenda this week is not one but two Q&A sessions, the first session with Councillor Mark […]

Economic Inactivity Panel

Economic Inactivity Inquiry Panel (Lead Councillor Chis Holley) An Inquiry was completed during 2013 which asked the question ‘How can the Council and its Partners reduce economic inactivity in Swansea ? ‘ The economic Inquiry Panel’s report ‘Workless not Worthless’ made a number of recommendations to Cabinet and these formally responded to in June 2014. […]