Budget Scrutiny

MEMBERS of the public and councillors are to have a chance to put budget questions directly to the Leader of Swansea Council. A special meeting of the council’s Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel will be taking place on Tuesday 7 February at 10am in the Council Chamber, Civic Centre. The purpose will be […]

Public question time introduced

Public Question Time is now on the scrutiny agenda.         There is now more opportunity for the public to get involved in the work of scrutiny and participate in meetings. Scrutiny councillors are committed to getting more members of the public contributing in the work of scrutiny so that they can reflect […]

Budget Scrutiny meeting on 5 February

A  meeting of the council’s Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel will take place on  Thursday 5 February at 12pm in Committee Room 2, Civic Centre. Councillor Rob Stewart (Leader of the Council) and the Council’s Head of Finance will field questions from councillors and the public about proposals which aim to save £81m over the […]

You can help us improve inward investment by completing a short survey

Recently we produced a call for evidence as part of the Scrutiny Inquiry into inward investment and Scrutiny Councillors as part of that inquiry would like to hear your views. The survey is looking for views on: Key factors for attracting business toSwanseaand the region How to support small business and entrepreneurship locally and regionally The […]

Involving children and young people is key to improving wellbeing in schools

How schools, the council and partners meet the emotional needs of children is vital to improving both the wellbeing and the attainment of children and young people in our schools.  In the drive to constantly improve educational standards,  young people’s wellbeing must be considered.  Schools must consistently recognise the importance of wellbeing matters not only […]