Agenda and decisions

Swansea Bay City Region Joint Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 13th February, 2024 2.00 pm

Venue: Multi-Location Meeting - Council Chamber, Port Talbot & Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Charlotte John  Email: c.l.john@npt.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Chair's Announcements

Decision:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and confirmed that Democratic Services have received apologies from Cllr C. Holley, Cllr V. Holland and Cllr S. Yelland.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Decision:

Cllr Mike Harvey declared an interest in Item 8 as he provides advice on this project as part of his role as a sign of crime officer with South Wales Police.

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 355 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on the 04.07.23 and the 24.10.23 as an accurate record of the proceedings.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Minutes of the meeting held on the 04.07.23 and the 24.10.23 were approved as an accurate record of proceedings.

4.

Audit of Accounts Report pdf icon PDF 411 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

This item was not scrutinised.

5.

Joint Committee Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted.

6.

Update on GVA for Portfolio Monitoring & Evaluation pdf icon PDF 245 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following scrutiny of the item, the Chair resolved to write to the Swansea Bay City Deal Board to highlight the inconsistency that effectively scrutiny of this has been removed (with permission), but GVA figures are still being used to promote City Deal activity.

 

The report was noted.

7.

Supporting Innovation & Low Carbon Growth Programme - Change request to incorporate the National Net Zero Skills Centre of Excellence (Now approved by Government) pdf icon PDF 938 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted.

8.

Innovation Matrix & Precinct Update pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted.

9.

SBCD Quarterly Reporting Q3 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 420 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted.

10.

Financial Monitoring Q3 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 999 KB

Decision:

The report was noted.

11.

Carbon Reduction Assessment of the SBCD Portfolio Report pdf icon PDF 515 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted.

12.

Forward Work Programme 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 17 KB

Decision:

 

The Members of the Committee noted the Forward Work Programme.

13.

Urgent Items

Any urgent items at the discretion of the Chairperson pursuant to Section 100BA(6)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Decision:

There were none.