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 […]

Call for Evidence: Inquiry into Inward Investment in Swansea

The inward investment market has been depressed in recent years with global economic conditions meaning that the level of significant enquiries and interest in Wales has reportedly slumped. As the economy improves however then Swansea needs to be geared up to meet the aspirations and expectations of those investors it would most like to attract. […]

Tourism Panel speaks to local business

The Tourism Inquiry Panel recently met with a number of people who are knowledgeable about this subject including represenatives from the Business Improvement District (BID),  Swansea Bay Tourism Partnership, an events organiser and a senior lecturer in Tourism Management at the Metropolitan University.  The Panel found the meeting hugely benefical with a number of key issues being […]

What should scrutiny be looking at?

Every year we conduct a survey to find out what people think about scrutiny in Swansea and this year is no exception. We would be really grateful if you could spend a few short minutes of your time answering a couple of questions – we promise it won’t keep you long! We are interested in […]

Teaching Assistants Report goes to Cabinet

The Children, Young People and Learning Overview and Scrutiny Boards review of the role of teaching assistants across primary schools in Swansea is to be discussed by the Councils Cabinet on the 8th March.  The Board found that the numbers of teaching assistants employed across schools in Swansea had increased substantially over recent years, along with our […]

Have your say on our service!

It is that time of year again where we run our annual stakeholder survey. The purpose of the survey is to gauge perceptions about the work of overview and scrutiny over the past 12 months. The information gathered will be used to monitor performance and introduce further improvements. It also generates new topics that can […]