Scrutiny Inquiry digs deep into the Natural Environment

Over the last year a Scrutiny Inquiry began looking in detail at how the Council deals with the Natural Environment, and how they are meeting their requirements under relevant laws. They looked at what the Council currently does and what it could be doing better. As part of the inquiry, the Panel invited members of […]

Scrutiny Councillors take a look at Anti-Social Behaviour

A Scrutiny Working Group recently looked at Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and how Swansea Council tackle issues around this. The Panel heard that a multi-agency approach has been adopted to ensure that everyone who needs to be involved such as Youth Services, the Police and Local Area Co-ordinators (amongst others) are informed in the first instance. […]

Councillors congratulate Burlais Primary School

Swansea Scrutiny Councillors met with the Headteacher and the Chair of Governors of Burlais Primary School to discuss how the school is working to continually improve. Councillors heard from the Headteacher that it is a new school that is an amalgamation of two primary schools.  That it is a large primary school with currently 553 […]

Scrutiny Councillors meet HM Armed Forces Veterans Club members

Scrutiny Councillors in Swansea are carrying out an inquiry into Equalities and as part of this they are meeting with a wide selection of people in order to understand the key issues affecting people’s lives. They will use the information gathered to help them to put together a set of recommendations to improve council services. […]

Scrutiny Councillors visit Morriston Primary School

At the meeting on the 20 February 2019 Scrutiny Councillors visited Morriston Primary School and met with the Headteacher, Chair of Governors and the Challenge Adviser to discuss how they are embedding the improvements that had been initiated at the time councillors met with them in February last year.    From the discussion Councillors concluded […]

The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group to meet in March

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 25 March 2019.   The purpose of the group is to help ensure the best educational outcomes for children in the Education Through Regional Working (ERW) region by supporting effective scrutiny to support consistent scrutiny across the six councils share scrutiny good practice encourage shared […]