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No. Item


Apologies for Absence.


Disclosures of Personal & Prejudicial Interest.


Prohibition of Whipped Votes and Declaration of Party Whips.


Minutes. pdf icon PDF 135 KB

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



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.



Call-In of Cabinet Decision on 21 February 2019 - Item 9 - 21st Century Schools Programme - New Build for Gorseinon Primary School (Report of the Cabinet Member for Education Improvement, Learning and Skills). pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Cabinet Resolved as follows:


The Capital Project as detailed together with the financial implications set out in Appendix A of the report be approved, subject to entering into a contract with the Welsh Government.


a.         Scrutiny Officer to explain the Call-in process to Members.


b.         Chair to explain the reasons for calling-in the Cabinet decision.


c.         Councillor J A Raynor, Cabinet Member for Education Improvement, Learning and Skills, will be in attendance and may wish to make a statement.


d.         Louise Herbert-Evans, Head of Capital Planning, to present the response to the reasons for calling in the decision, supported by Nigel Hawkins, Project and Procurement Officer.


e.         Questions from Members of the Committee.


Way Forward


The Scrutiny Programme Committee shall consider the decision and:


·           If satisfied with the explanation, it will so indicate to enable the decision to be implemented;


·           If ‘no longer concerned’, but not minded to indicate that it is ‘satisfied with the explanation’, it is in order for the Committee to resolved that ‘the explanation be accepted but not endorsed by the Committee’ to enable the decision to be implemented;


·           If still concerned about the decision, then it may refer it back to Cabinet or the relevant decision maker/body for reconsideration, setting out in writing the nature of its concerns.  The Cabinet, decision maker/body shall then reconsider its decision before making a final decision.

Additional documents:


Scrutiny Performance Panel Progress Report. pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Schools (Councillor Mo Sykes, Convener)

Additional documents:


Membership of Scrutiny Panels and Working Groups. pdf icon PDF 110 KB


Scrutiny Work Programme 2018/19. pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Discussion on:

a)         Committee Work Plan.

b)         Opportunities for Pre-Decision Scrutiny.

c)         Progress with Scrutiny Panels and Working Groups.

Additional documents:


Scrutiny Letters. pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Additional documents:


Audit Committee Work Plan (For Information). pdf icon PDF 80 KB


Date and Time of Upcoming Panel / Working Group Meetings. pdf icon PDF 52 KB


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