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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall, Swansea

Contact: Democratic Services - Tel: (01792) 636923 

No. Item


Disclosures of Personal and Prejudicial Interests.


In accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the City and County of Swansea, the following interests were declared:


Councillors M C Child, E J King and M Thomas declared personal and prejudicial interests in Minute No.53 – Local Authority Governor Appointments and left the meeting prior to discussions regarding the item commencing.


Minutes. pdf icon PDF 329 KB

To approve & sign the Minutes of the previous meeting(s) as a correct record.


Resolved that the Minutes of the meeting(s) listed below be approved and signed as a correct record:


1)    Cabinet held on 18 July 2019.


Announcements of the Leader of the Council.


1)            Webcasting of Meeting


The Leader of the Council stated that as part of the ongoing works to enable the Webcasting of Council, Cabinet, Planning Committee and the Scrutiny Programme Committee; this meeting was being recorded.


Public Question Time.

Questions must relate to matters on the open part of the Agenda of the meeting and will be dealt with in a 10 minute period.


No questions were asked.


Councillors' Question Time.


No questions were asked.


Annual Performance Monitoring Report 2018/19. pdf icon PDF 354 KB

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The Cabinet Member for Business Transformation & Performance reported on the corporate performance for 2018/19.


Resolved that: -


1)    The performance results be noted and reviewed to help inform executive decisions on resource allocation and, where relevant, corrective actions to manage and improve performance and efficiency in delivering national and local priorities.


Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring 1st Quarter 2019/20. pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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The Cabinet Member for Economy & Strategy reported on the financial monitoring of the 2019/20 revenue and capital budgets, including the delivery of budget savings.


Resolved that: -


1)    The comments and variations in this report, and the actions in hand to address these, be noted;


2)    Directors develop and rapidly bring forward sufficiently detailed plans to assure Cabinet that service budgets can be sustainably brought back into line for 2019-20 and beyond;


3)    The consequences of continued service overspending are that no officer may consider any material further spending commitments until those savings plans are assured.


Establishing a Partnership Agreement for Pooled Funds for Care Homes. pdf icon PDF 263 KB

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The Cabinet Member for Care, Health and Ageing Well presented a report which sought approval to enter into a partnership agreement under S33 National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (“NHSA”) with Neath Port Talbot Council and Swansea Bay University Health Board for the purposes of creating a regional pooled fund for care homes.


Resolved that: -


1)    Approval to enter into the S33 agreement be granted, and authority to vary or amend any of the provisions within the agreement, as may be required to ensure arrangements remain fit for purpose and to meet obligations under part 9 of the SSWBA, be delegated to the Director of Social Services.


Local Authority Governor Appointments. pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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The Local Authority Governors Appointment Group submitted a report, which sought approval of the nominations submitted to fill Local Authority (LA) Governor vacancies on School Governing Bodies.


Resolved that:


1)           The following nominations recommended by the Director of Education in conjunction with the Cabinet Member for Education Improvement, Learning & Skills be approved:


1.    Clydach Primary School

Mrs Janice Jarman

2.    Gors Community School

Cllr Elliot King

3.    Grange Primary School

Cllr Mark Child

4.    Penclawdd Primary School

Cllr Mark Thomas

5.    Pennard Primary School

Mrs Karen Hopkins

6.    Pontybrenin Primary School

Mrs Sarah John

7.    St Helen’s Primary School

Dr Nilufar Ahmed

8.    YGG Llwynderw

Dr Katherine Fender

9.    YGG Tan Y Lan

Rev Canon Hugh Lervy

10. YGG Tirdeunaw

Mrs Jodi Jones

11. YGG Y Login Fach

Mrs Rebecca Sisto

12. Dylan Thomas Community School

Mrs Sybil Smith

13. Gowerton School

Mrs Carol Griffiths

14. Morriston Comprehensive School

Mr Steven Minney

15. Ysgol Gyfun Bryntawe

Mrs Margaret Greenaway



Exclusion of the Public. pdf icon PDF 237 KB


Cabinet were requested to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the item(s) of business identified in the recommendations to the report(s) on the grounds that it / they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as set out in the exclusion paragraph of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) (Wales) Order 2007 relevant to the items of business set out in the report(s).


Cabinet considered the Public Interest Test in deciding whether to exclude the public from the meeting for the item of business where the Public Interest Test was relevant as set out in the report.


Resolved that the public be excluded for the following item(s) of business.


(Closed Session)


Agreed Heads of Terms for Third Party Occupation of Civic Centre.


The Cabinet Member for Business Transformation and Performance presented a report which outlined a proposal for two proposed short-term lettings of vacant space within the Civic Centre.


Resolved that the recommendations contained in the report be approved.


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