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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 5, Guildhall, Swansea. View directions

Contact: Scrutiny 637732 

Items
No. Item

1.

Disclosure of Personal and Prejudicial Interests.

Minutes:

None

2.

Public Protection Commissioning Review pdf icon PDF 74 KB

·         Lee Morgan - Head of Housing and Public Protection

·         Mark Wade - Housing Business Manager

·         Councillor Mark Thomas - Cabinet Member for Environment Services

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

·       Lee Morgan attended with Mark Wade and Cabinet Member Mark Thomas and outlined the services as a whole

·       Explained that most of the services are frontline and so have direct impact on residents

·       Most of the services are statutory and 61% of the budget is realised by income

·      Drawing comparisons with other Councils is difficult because each one runs these services in different ways

·       Charges could be made for Pest control but charging residents means that uptake of services drops which is detrimental to Public Health.

·       Swansea charges around the midrange for services such as weddings in comparison to other Councils

·      The department is very good value for money could be publicised more

·      The commercial opportunities may be being pursued for little return for effort when statutory services may be impacted

 

 

3.

Discussion and Questions

a) Consideration of Cabinet Report and Questions

 

b) Panel’s views for Cabinet

 

Letter to Cabinet Member pdf icon PDF 109 KB

 

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