Hundreds of Ash Dieback diseased trees felled by Swansea Council

If you require any further information in relation to this blog or any alternative formats e.g. Large Print etc. please contact 01792 637732 or email scrutiny@swansea.gov.uk The Natural Environment Scrutiny Panel recently considered progress on the Council’s response to Ash Dieback and future aims. Ash Dieback is a disease that affects Ash Trees and causes trees […]

Scrutiny councillors discuss the effects of the pandemic on the tourism industry

If you require any further information in relation to this blog or any alternative formats e.g. Large Print etc. please contact 01792 637732 or email scrutiny@swansea.gov.uk The Scrutiny Programme Committee questioned Councillor Robert Francis-Davies, Cabinet Member for Investment, Regeneration & Tourism on specific areas of his portfolio responsibilities, namely Tourism, Destination Management & Marketing and […]

An Update on the progress with the Swansea City Regeneration Project

Scrutiny Councillors on the Development & Regeneration Panel were pleased to hear that consultations with disability groups in Swansea had taken place and subsequently their views have been taken into account when designing and installing the Bridge on the Copr Bay Regeneration Project.  The Panel met on 1 July to discuss the Swansea City Regeneration […]

Scrutiny Councillors seek reassurance that Health and Social Services are on top of pressures facing them in coming months

The Adult Services Scrutiny Panel met with Cllr Mark Child, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Community Health Services and discussed the Adult Services Performance Monitoring Report May 2021. Members felt that the community Mental Health Team will come under increased pressure in the coming months. The Panel noted that most of the data […]

A need to change public perceptions and better promote benefits of using bus services in Swansea

On 7 July the Bus Services Working Group (WG) met with Cllr Mark Thomas, Cabinet Member for Environment Enhancement and Infrastructure Management and representatives of First Cymru and Cardiff Bus to look at bus network coverage and levels of service in Swansea. Here is a summary of what scrutiny councillors on this WG discussed and […]

Headteacher’s express concerns about how the pandemic has affected pupils

Headteacher’s from Bishop Gore and Pontarddulais Secondary Schools attended the Education Scrutiny Panel meeting last month to discuss how they are using the monies they have delegated as part of the behaviour strategy. The Panel was keen to know how schools are using these monies to reduce referrals to Education Other Than At School Services […]