EDUCATION & CHILDREN

SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

4th September 2019

 

 

Education & Children Scrutiny Committee –

Annual Report 2018/19

 

 

To consider and comment on the following issues:

 

·         That members consider and approve the Education & Children Scrutiny Committee’s annual report for the 2018/19 municipal year.

 

Reasons:

 

·         The Council’s Constitution requires Scrutiny Committees to report annually on their work.

 

 

To be referred to the Executive Board / Council for decision: NO

 

 

 

Chair of the Education & Children Scrutiny Committee – Councillor Darren Price

 

 

 

Directorate:

Chief Executive’s

 

Name of Head of Service:

Linda Rees-Jones

 

 

Report Author:

Llinos Jenkins

 

 

Designations:

 

 

 

Head of Administration & Law

 

 

Democratic Services Officer

 

Tel Nos. / E-Mail Addresses:

 

 

 

01267 224010

lrjones@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

 

01267 224088

llsjenkins@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 


 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

EDUCATION & CHILDREN

SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

4th September 2019

 

 

Education & Children Scrutiny Committee –

Annual Report 2018/19

  

 

 

The attached report has been prepared in order to comply with Article 6.2 of the County Council’s Constitution which states that a scrutiny committee must:

 

“Prepare an annual report giving an account of the Committee’s activities over the previous year.”

 

The report provides an overview of the workings of the Education & Children Scrutiny Committee during the 2018/19 municipal year and includes information on the following topics:

 

·         Overview of the forward work programme

·         Key issues considered

·         Issues referred to or from Executive Board / Other Scrutiny Committees

·         Task & Finish Review

·         Development Sessions

·         Member attendance at meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED?

 

 

YES

 

 


 

 

IMPLICATIONS

 

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report.      

           

Signed:   Linda Rees-Jones           Head of Administration & Law

 

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets

YES

 

YES

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

 

 

1. Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities – In line with requirements of the County Council’s Constitution.

           

 

2. Legal – In line with requirements of the County Council’s Constitution.

 

 

 

CONSULTATIONS

 

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below:

 

Signed:   Linda Rees-Jones           Head of Administration & Law

 

 

1. Local Member(s) – N/A

2. Community / Town Council – N/A

3. Relevant Partners – N/A

4. Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations – N/A

 

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

 

THESE ARE DETAILED BELOW:

 

Title of Document

 

File Ref No. / Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

 

Education & Children Scrutiny Committee Reports and Minutes

 

 

Meetings from September 2015 onwards:

 http://democracy.carmarthenshire.gov.wales/ieListMeetings.aspx?CommitteeId=153