Issue - meetings

To select appropriate items from the Cabinet (Finance) Sub Committee (Cabinet Finance Sub Committee reports enclosed for Scrutiny Members)

Meeting: 08/05/2019 - Cabinet Scrutiny Committee (Item 3)

Pre Scrutiny


Committee scrutinised the following Cabinet items:


Annual Governance Statement 2018-19


The Committee received the report of the Assistant Chief Executive and Chief Digital Officer in relation to the above and noted that the Information Strategy was being reviewed in light of the introduction of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  Members asked how the Corporate Information System/Performance Management System would be reviewed and were advised that the targets had been reviewed but that the mechanism for a broader review would be decided at the Chair and Vice Chair Forum and could take the form of All Member Seminars or via the relevant scrutiny committees.


Following scrutiny, the Committee was supportive of the proposals to be considered by Cabinet.


Centre of Rail Excellence in Wales


The Committee received the report of the Chief Executive seeking authority to enter into a formal Joint Venture with Welsh Government and Powys County Council in relation to the above.


The Chief Executive advised Members that a similar report would be considered by Powys County Council on 9 May, 2019.


In order to scrutinise the private Appendices to the report, it was

resolved as follows:-