Agenda and minutes


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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Amos, H Powell and H Jackson Co-opted Members.


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


No Declarations of Interest were made.


Draft Work Programme 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 385 KB

To consider the attached report

Additional documents:


The Chair referred the Committee to the ‘Work Programme’ report and the suggestion that had been made of limiting each agenda to two items per Committee Meeting.


Maria Purnell then referred to the Work Programme and advised that some topics for example issues such as Violent Crime and Sexual Violence, Support to Third Sector were also on the agenda for the Governance, Performance, Business Change and Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee and that Officers were attending several Meetings on the same issue.


The Committee then stated that they would wish to look at the topics of Violent Crime and Domestic Abuse, Third Sector Funding / Support and Anti- Social Behaviour  


Maria Purnell also advised that she would meet with Alyn Owen to discuss the other issues that had been raised for consideration by the Committee in the Work Programme report.


Resolved that:


The Draft Work Programme be approved.


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.




Cyfarthfa Heritage Area

To consider report of the Chief Officer Community Regeneration


The Chair welcomed Councillor G Thomas, Alyn Owen, Chris Long and Zoe Thomas to the Meeting.


Alyn Owen referred the Committee to the ‘Cyfarthfa Heritage Area’ report and responded in detail to questions raised by the Committee on the report.


A Committee Member then suggested that representatives of The Trust be invited to a Committee Meeting in the Autumn and it was also proposed that the Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust be included as part of the Committee Work Programme and these proposals were supported by the Committee.


Resolved that:


The report be noted.


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 issues that had been discussed 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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