Adult Social Services Scrutiny

Did you know that there is a dedicated Scrutiny Performance Panel to provide an ongoing challenge to Adult Social Services?   Adult Social Services are undergoing major change and face significant financial pressures because of an ageing population and high demand. The Panel’s role is to … [Read More...]

A focus on Swansea Public Services Board

Swansea Council has a multi-agency Scrutiny Panel which aims to find out what difference the Swansea Public Services Board (PSB) is making for citizens.   The Public Services Board is responsible for improving the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being in Swansea by … [Read More...]

Learning Points: the New Curriculum for Wales

In November 2017 Scrutiny Councillors met with Headteachers from Olchfa Comprehensive and Parklands Primary Schools, the Chair of Governors from Olchfa and the Challenge Advisors for the two schools to discuss thier collaboration work in relation to Pioneer Schools and the New Curriculum for … [Read More...]

What do young people at Olchfa School think about the New Curriculum for Wales?

Councillors from the Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel met with pupils from the Olchfa Comprehensive School Advisory Panel to discuss their thoughts about the New Curriculum for Wales and how the pilot study is progressing at their school. They were asked to consider How the school is … [Read More...]

Scrutiny focus on services for children with additional needs and disabilities

The Child and Family Services Scrutiny Panel looked at the up coming cabinet decision resulting from the commissioning review focusing on services for children with additional needs and disabilities.  The review looked at the options for changes to services available to children with additional … [Read More...]