Agenda and minutes

Cabinet Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 9.30 am

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the previous meeting of Cabinet Scrutiny Committee, held on 17 April, 2019, be approved.

 

 

2.

Forward Work Programme 18/19 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Minutes:

The Committee noted the Forward Work Programme for 2018/19.

 

 

3.

Pre Scrutiny

Minutes:

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:-

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Access to Meetings

To resolve to exclude the public for the following items pursuant to Regulation 4 (3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001 No.2290 and the relevant exempt paragraphs of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:      that pursuant to Section 100A(4) and (5) of the

Local Government Act 1972, the public be

excluded for the following item of business

which involved the likely disclosure of exempt

information as defined in Paragraph 14 of Part 4

of Schedule 12A to the above Act.

 

 

Members then scrutinised the private section of the report and discussed in particular the regeneration opportunities for the area including job creation and tourism.

 

 

-      Committee then resumed into open session –

 

 

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