Archives for June 2016

What was the impact of the scrutiny inquiry into corporate culture?

Councillors will, on the 6 July, meet to follow up on the impact of their scrutiny inquiry into the Corporate Culture amongst staff within the Council.  An inquiry was completed in June 2015 with a set of recommendations being agreed by the Councils Cabinet in October 2015.  Some of the recommendations to Cabinet included, for example: […]

Do you have a question for Cabinet Members?

The Council’s Scrutiny Programme Committee holds the Council’s Cabinet to account and during the course of the year arranges Q & A sessions with each Cabinet Member.         Each Q & A session will explore the work Cabinet Members have done in their role, looking at priorities, actions, achievements and impact. Is […]

Excellent practice highlighted at Swansea secondary school

Councillors from the Schools Performance Scrutiny Panel met with the Headteacher and a Governor from Cefn Hengoed Community school to discuss their recent Estyn Inspection outcome and the school’s improvement journey.  On the 9 June the panel spoke to the Challenge Advisor, then the Headteacher and a Governor from the school. The Panel chose to speak to the […]

Transforming Adult Services

Back in October 2014 a scrutiny panel was set up to look at the changes that were taking place in adult services to have the kind of services that were needed to meet the demands of an aging population, smaller budgets and the Social Services and Well Being Act. Over the course of 18 months […]