Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall - County Hall. View directions
Contact: Elizabeth Patterson
To receive apologies for absence.
Declarations of interest
To receive declarations of interest from Members.
Declarations of Party Whip
To receive disclosures of prohibited party whips which a Member has been given in relation to the meeting in accordance with Section 78(3) of the Local Government Measure 2011.
(NB: Members are reminded that under Section 78 Members having been given a prohibited party whip cannot vote on a matter before the Committee.)
To authorise the Chair to sign the minutes of the following meeting(s) as a correct record:
· 13th May 2019
To undertake pre-Cabinet scrutiny of the Cabinet School Budget Reports 2019/20.
· Scrutiny Briefing
· Draft Cabinet Report and Appendix A
· Section 52 Budget Statement 2019-20
· Primary School Funding
· Secondary School Funding
· Special School Funding
To receive a verbal update from the Chair of the Learning and Skills Scrutiny Committee.
Appointment of Members for Working Groups.
Non-scrutiny members have been offered the opportunity to join the Early Years Working Group and WESP Working Group. No expressions of interest have been received and therefore Membership of these working groups can be appointed from the Membership of the Committee. Each Working Group should comprise of the Chair plus four other Members of the Committee.
Appointment of Members for Joint Scrutiny of Vision 2025 Corporate Improvement Plan and Strategic Equality Plan
The Co-ordinating Committee had originally given the Economy, Regeneration, Communities and Governance Scrutiny Committee (ERCG SC) the role of scrutinising Vision 2025 however, as a number of areas within the Vision cross into the areas of work of the Health and Care Scrutiny Committee (HC SC) and Learning and Skills Scrutiny Committee (LS SC) it has been agreed to form a joint group comprising of 3 Members of ERCG SC, 2 Members of HC SC and 2 Members of LS SC.
Appointment of 2 Members to attend the ERW Scrutiny Group
The ERW Scrutiny Group comprises of 2 Scrutiny Members from each of the authorities within ERW (Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Powys). This group scrutinise the work of the ERW Joint Committee and meet quarterly at meetings hosted and Chaired in turn by the six local authorities)
Future meetings of Learning and Skills Scrutiny:
· 10th June 2019 Post 16 Review
(TBC) Schools Major Improvements
· 8th July 2019 Complaints, Compliments and Comments
School Service Budget
· 19th August 2019 (if required for pre-Cabinet scrutiny)
· 7th October 2019 School Balances and Schools Service Budget
Standards (provisional), attendance and exclusions
· 18th Nov 2019 ALN update
Dates to be confirmed:
· Early Years Working Group
· WESP Working Group
· Funding Formula Review
To elect a Vice-Chair
To elect a Vice-Chair for the ensuing year.