Following up and looking at the impact of the School Readiness Scrutiny Inquiry

The School Readiness Scrutiny Inquiry will meet again on the 27 March 2018 to look at the impact and progress that has been made with the recommendations that were agreed by Cabinet resulting from this piece of work. The Panel carried out their inquiry in 2017 which resulted in a number of recommendations that were […]

Scrutiny Councillors congratulate the Headteacher, Governors, staff and parents at Morriston Primary School

Scrutiny Councillors from the Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel congratulate the Headteacher and school staff, the Challenge Advisor, the governing body, parents and pupils at the Morrison Primary School for their hard work and commitment to driving improvement at the school.  The Panel, overall, are pleased to see a strong leadership team at the school emerging […]

Scrutiny Councillors focus on Swansea Libraries

Scrutiny Councillors on the Service Improvement & Finance Panel met on 7 February and discussed the Welsh Public Library Standards Annual Performance Report 16/17. The Panel received a presentation from Senior Officers from Cultural Services on the current Welsh Public Library Standards framework.  Frameworks ensure that libraries in Wales meet certain Standards. Scrutiny Councillors were […]

The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group will meet in March

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 9 March 2018.   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 […]

Welfare of Tethered Horses much Improved!

Scrutiny Councillors on the Tethered Horses Working Group met on 31 January to discuss and receive an update on the actions taken by the Council and its partners on the current situation in relation to horses tethered on public land. Councillors were pleased to hear the great progress made following their initial meeting in 2016. […]

An introduction to Service Improvement and Finance Scrutiny

The main purpose of the Service Improvement and Finance Scrutiny performance panel is to ensure that the Council’s budget, corporate and service improvement arrangements are effective and efficient. The Panel meets once a month to look at different aspects of Finance and Performance Monitoring. The Panel asks questions including:   How does performance compare with […]