Budget Scrutiny

A meeting of the Council’s Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel will take place on Wednesday 10 February at 11am in Committee Room 6, Guildhall. The purpose will be to discuss the Council’s Budget Proposals. The Panel’s role is to question and challenge aspects of the budget in order to help it to form opinions […]

Corporate Improvement & Budget Scrutiny Performance Panel

The Panel met on 17th April 2013 to look at the Council’s Performance over the 3rd quarter of 2012 (Oct – Dec).  Richard Rowlands, Business Performance Manager for the local authority, attended the meeting, to take the panel members through the performance tables and answer any related questions. The performance figures were discussed and areas […]

Looking at performance

The Corporate Improvement and Budget Scrutiny Panel will meet again next week to look at the Council’s Performance over the 3rd quarter of 2012 (Oct-Dec). Some of the results that will be looked at include: How well we deliver services in the Contact Centre Sickness absence School attendance Flytipping Library visits Stability of placement of […]

Budget and Finance Performance Panel

A panel has been set up to monitor the budget process and will meet for the first time towards the end of September where it will look at the budget and finance monitoring report for the first quarter of this financial year (Apr – Jun).  The report details any significant variations to the agreed budget and the actions that are planned to […]

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 […]