Agenda and minutes

Special, Education, Skills and Culture Cabinet Board - Thursday, 29th November, 2018 1.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Port Talbot Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Jayne Woodman-Ralph 

No. Item


Appointment of Chairperson


That Councillor A.R.Lockyer be appointed Chair for the meeting.


Declarations of Interest


That the following Members made declarations of interest at the commencement of the meeting:-


Councillor A.R.Lockyer         In relation to YGG Castell-Nedd, as his son is the Head of Music at the school and confirmed his dispensation to both speak and both thereon.


Councillor P.A.Rees             In relation to YGG Castell-Nedd, as he is a relative of a governor at the school and withdrew during the discussion and voting thereon.





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That, in line with the approved policy, the following changes be approved to the Local Authority Governor Representatives as detailed in the circulated report.


Awel Y Mor Primary School

Re-appoint Cllr.M.Crowley w.e.f. 1 January, 2019


Catwg Primary School

Appoint G.Murphy with immediate effect


Coedffranc Primary School

Re-appoint Cllr.A.Davies and Re-appoint S.James w.e.f. 1 January 2019


Cwmafan Primary School

Re-appoint A.Curtis w.e.f. 1 February, 2019


Dwr Y Felin Comprehensive School

Remove H.Bebell


Llangiwg Primary School

Appoint M.Naughton with immediate effect


Maesmarchog Primary School

Re-appoint W.Hopkins w.e.f. 1 January, 2018


Sandfields Primary School

Appoint S.Amos with immediate effect


The Federated Schools of UAV

Appoint Cllr.J.Jones with immediate effect


Tywyn Primary School

Re-appoint Cllr.M.Crowley w.e.f. 1 January, 2019


YGG Castell-Nedd

Re-appoint R.Williams w.e.f. 1 January, 2019

(Cllr D.W.Davies substituted for Cllr P.A.Rees in relation to the above)



YGG Rhosafan

Re-appoint A.Phillips w.e.f. 1 January, 2019


Ysgol Hendrefelin

Re-appoint R.Blank 1 February, 2019


That the consideration of appointment of Local Authority Representatives to the following schools, be deferred:


Catwg Primary School

(1 Vacancy)


Coedffranc Primary School

(1 Vacancy)


Llangatwg Community School

(1 Vacancy)



Rhos Primary School

(1 Vacancy)


Tonnau Primary School

(1 Vacancy)


Waunceirch Primary School

(2 Vacancies)


YGG Cwnllynfell

(2 Vacancies)


Ysgol Bae Baglan

(2 Vacancies)


Ysgol Hendrefelin

(1 Vacancy)

Reason for Decisions

To enable the Authority to contribute to effective school governance through representation on school governing bodies.

Implementation of Decisions

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.