Scrutiny Councillors are myth busting

Scrutiny Councillors on the Community Cohesion Working Group met on 20 June to look at the work being done to support and promote community cohesion. They spoke to the Regional Community Coordinator for Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend.  The Working Group were keen to hear about the Myth Busting information that is produced to […]

Swansea Scrutiny Councillors look at how the Council and its partners support Community Cohesion

Scrutiny Councillors on the Community Cohesion Working Group met on 20 June to look at the work being done to support and promote community cohesion.  They spoke to representatives from the Councils Poverty and Prevention Team, South Wales Police and the Regional Community Cohesion Coordinator. They discussed progress on a number of issues looking particularly […]

Scrutiny of the More Homes Parc Yr Helyg Site Options Appraisal

The Scrutiny Programme Committee met on 19 June to look at the report on the More Homes Parc Yr Helyg Site Options Appraisal that was subsequently presented to Cabinet on 21 June.  The Committee gave their view on the proposed decision to Cabinet. The report put forward the proposals for the second development at Parc […]

Councillors take a look at Homelessness in Swansea

Councillors from the Homelessness Scrutiny Working Group have met to look at what the Council can do to help homelessness in Swansea.  They looked particularly at the Councils activities to manage homelessness, the current position, performance of relevant services and the challenges faced. A meeting was held with a number of interested parties including: Swansea […]

So, what did Scrutiny find out about Science in schools in Swansea?

Councillors from the Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel met on 7 June to look at ‘How Swansea pupils are being engaged and inspired in Science at school?’  They chose to look at this because science should not only give then skill and opportunities to improve their futures but should be exciting for young people. Councillors spoke […]

So, what’s happening in Education Scrutiny?

Swansea Councils education scrutiny body, the Schools Performance Scrutiny Panel, has the role of providing ongoing challenge to schools performance in order to ensure that pupils in Swansea are receiving a high quality education and that it is meeting its objectives to improve schools standards and pupil attainment. The up-coming meetings for this Panel are: Wed 18 July […]