Agenda and minutes


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Davies.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


Councillor D Sammon Declared his Interest in Item Three – Leisure Services Review Update as he is on the Board of Merthyr Leisure Trust and has received Dispensation.


Resolved that:


The public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 14 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.




Leisure Services Review Update

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration


The Chair welcomed Sara-Jane Byrne and Martin Gibson of the Wales Audit Office to the Meeting.


Sara-Jane Byrne then led the Committee through the ‘Leisure Services Review Update’ report and together with the Officers responded in detail to the questions raised by the Committee on the report.


Resolved that:


The content of the report be noted.


Information Reports

To receive summary copies of Published Internal Audit reports for Members Information:


·         MFS Creditors System Follow Up review on previous recommendations implementation.

·         MFS Debtors System Follow up review on previous recommendations implementation.

·         Strategic Procurement Systems and Procedures

·         Abercanaid Primary School


Gary Evans advised the Committee that the reports had not been circulated and would therefore be agendered for the next Committee Meeting.


Reflection and Evaluation of Meeting

To receive an update from the Chair


The Chair and the Committee reflected in detail on the item that had been considered at the Meeting.


Any other business deemed urgent by the Chair


The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.


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