Agenda and minutes


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor H R Jones and K Sutton Youth Forum Representative.


Declarations of Interest (including whipping declarations)

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 – Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust Update as he is a Member of the Trust Board and has received Dispensation.


Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust Update

To receive a verbal update from Officers following Meeting on 26 March 2018.


The Chair welcomed Sally Church, Jayne Sellwood, Wendy Groves, Geraint Morgan and Jeremy Ashdown representing the Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust to the Meeting.


The Chair advised that the update and Presentation from the Trust may include exempt information.


Resolved that:


The item be deferred.


The representatives of the Trust then left the Meeting.




Change Programme pdf icon PDF 477 KB

To consider the attached report


The Chair welcomed Andrew Mogford to the Meeting.


Andrew Mogford then led the Committee in detail through the ‘MTCBC Change Programme’ report.


The following questions were then raised by the Committee and were responded to in detail by the Officer:


·         Clarification sought on the Work Programme tie in to the Wellbeing tiers

·         How is the Council being innovative in terms of the Wellbeing goals – Examples requested of local employment opportunities

·         Paragraph 5.3 – Breakdown of the projects requested and what the projects entailed – Request made for this information to be circulated to the Committee


Resolved that:


The content of the report be noted.


Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 383 KB

To consider the attached report

Additional documents:


The Chair referred the Committee to the ‘Scrutiny Committee Work Programme’ report.


The Chair also referred to the Cabinet Work Programme and the Task and Finish Group that had been convened to look at this matter and that together with Councillor C Davies a former Committee Member a draft Task and Finish report had been prepared.  This draft report would be circulated to the Committee and that by the next Meeting this draft report would have been progressed.


The Committee then considered the Work Programme and agreed the Programme.


Scrutiny Referrals, Feedback and Follow up Actions


The Chair advised that there was no update on this item.


Reflection and Evaluation of Meeting

To receive an update from the Chair


The Chair and the Committee reflected in detail on the items 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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