Tourism Scrutiny report published

The Tourism Scrutiny Inquiry Panel has completed their inquiry into Tourism entitled ‘Are we making the most of Swansea’s potential as a destination for tourists’.  The report, which was presented to the Scrutiny Programme Committee on Monday 10th June, contains the conclusions and recommendations from the panel after 6 months of evidence gathering. Why carry out this inquiry? […]

City Centre Review Recommendations Accepted by Cabinet

Cabinet has accepted all of the recommendations made by the former Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board in relation to its review of Swansea City Centre. Cabinet formally considered the scrutiny report last Thursday. A joint report was provided from the Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Cllr Nick Bradley, and Cabinet Member for Place, Cllr June Burtonshaw, proposing […]

Councillors consider Tourism and its economic benefits to Swansea

The Place Scrutiny Board has recently set up an Inquiry Panel to look at whether Swansea is making the most of its potential as a destination for tourists including whether Swansea maximises the economic benefits. Councillors highlighted Tourism as a key area of inquiry because it is a major economic sector locally.  Tourism spending contributed […]

Place Scrutiny Inquiry Panels agreed…

The Place Scrutiny Board agreed its first Inquiry Panels at a meeting on Monday (23 July).  After a process of prioritisation of potential topics at a recent work planning conference, two topics were proposed.  These being Tourism and Public Transport. Tourism Councillors agreed upon Tourism because it is one of our key economic sectors supporting over 5,398 jobs in […]

What should the Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board investigate next?

The Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board will hold its last meeting of the municipal year on 17th April. They will use the meeting to reflect on how they have worked together this year and how they could improve next year. During 2011/12 the Board held 13 formal board meetings, 10 task and finish […]

Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board revisit Recycling Review

The Environment and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Board met today and received the final progress report on the recommendations that were made as a result of their in-depth review into recycling in 2010. The Board were pleased to learn that the vast majority of their recommendations have been implemented and were advised by Reena Owen […]