So, whats happening in the Equalities Scrutiny Inquiry

The Scrutiny Inquiry into Equalities in Swansea continues at a pace, with Councillors speaking to people from different groups and organisations across Swansea.  They have spoken to young people via the Big Conversation, older people at the 50+ Network, people from the LGBT community at the LGBT Forum.  The panel also plan to speak to […]

Swansea Councillors to take a look at Environmental Enforcement

A Working Group has been set up to look at environmental enforcement in Swansea. The Cabinet Member for Environment and Infrastructure Management, the Head of Highways and Transportation and the Head of Waste Management and Parks will attend the meeting to discuss the issues with Councillors and provide an overview report on the matter. They […]

So what is happening in schools 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: Thursday 19 November […]

Scrutiny Councillors commend progress at Ysgol Crug Glas Special School

Councillors from the Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel made a visit to Ysgol Crug Glas Special School, meeting with the Headteacher, staff and two Governors. The Panel were very pleased to hear about their improvement journey, the positive outcome of their Estyn re-inspection and the speed in which they have made improvements at the school.  Councillors […]

So, what has been the impact of the Tackling Poverty Scrutiny inquiry?

Councillors met with the Cabinet Members for Better Communities (People) and officers last week to discuss how they are progressing with a number of recommendation made by a Scrutiny Inquiry Panel into Tackling Poverty. The Panel heard that the main impact of the inquiry had been to generate and bring about a clear focus to […]

Are you interested in equalities in Swansea?

The Equalities Scrutiny Panel met on the 11 October 2018 where they discussed and agreed their programme of work for their inquiry into equalities.  As part of this piece of work Councillors have agreed to first speak to the Council Directors in order to understand the equalities aspects within their remit including how they are […]