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Agenda Item No.

 

THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL

 

CABINET: 16TH NOVEMBER, 2011

 

REFERENCE FROM SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (LIFELONG LEARNING): 10TH OCTOBER, 2011

 

 

“504    REVIEW OF THE CORPORATE PLAN 2010-14 (REF) -

 

Cabinet had, on 7th September 2011, considered the above matter and referred the same to all Scrutiny Committees for comment (Minute No. C1411).  Cabinet had endorsed the Plan as appended to the report which would be submitted to Council in December 2011 for final approval.  The Director of Learning and Development presented the report to Committee and advised that a more comprehensive review of the Plan would be undertaken following the Local Government elections in May 2012.  The Plan had also been amended to include reference to a number of new initiatives, for example work with Bridgend County Borough Council, greater emphasis on partnership working and area working.

 

In considering the report Members referred to LL3 (improve the education attainment of more able and talented pupils especially those from deprived families) and suggested that the word “including” be also inserted to read “improve the education attainment of more able and talented pupils including those from deprived families”.  Reference was also made to when the Council would receive the monies for St. Cyres School and the Director advised that the contract for grant funding had recently been signed and the consultation process would commence within the next week. 

 

Members queried whether a traffic impact assessment had been undertaken on the lower school site and were informed that any assessments required would be undertaken by the Highways and Planning Department.  Members also urged that a briefing note for all Members of the Council be forwarded when the final details were known.

 

Members congratulated all officers and staff who had been involved in the process to date following which it was

 

RECOMMENDED - T H A T the draft revised Corporate Plan for 2010-14 be endorsed and the comments of the Scrutiny Committee referred to Cabinet for consideration.

 

Reason for recommendation

 

In order to apprise Cabinet of the views of the Scrutiny Committee.”

 

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