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Newport City Council – Setting of well-being objectives

We set out to answer the overall question ‘to what extent has the Council acted in accordance with the sustainable development principle when setting its new well-being objectives?’

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Report Governance
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Cyngor Gwynedd – Review of the effectiveness of scrutiny

This review was undertaken to establish whether Cyngor Gwynedd has effective arrangements in place for scrutiny through the public committees.

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Hywel Dda University Health Board – Review of Workforce Plan...

At the time of writing this report, Hywel Dda University Health Board was facing significant workforce challenges.

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Report Governance
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City and County of Swansea – Digital Strategy Review

In April 2023, Cabinet approved the Council’s current digital strategy 2023-28.

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Report Governance
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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council – Review of Scruti...

Our review sought to answer the question: How effective are scrutiny arrangements at the Council?

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Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust – Review of Workforce Pla...

The key focus of our review has been on whether the Trust’s approach to workforce planning is helping it to effectively address current and future NHS workforce challenges.

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Report Governance
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Corporate Joint Committees – commentary on their progress

Corporate Joint Committees (CJCs) are new corporate bodies which have some similar powers and duties to councils.

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Report Finance
Harlech, Gwynedd

Failures in financial management and governance and losses i...

This report in the public interest has been prepared in accordance with Section 22 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004.

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Report Finance
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City and County of Swansea – Update on the progress the Coun...

The focus of our work was to understand if the Council is effectively planning and monitoring its approach to its organisational transformation programme and the delivery of associated savings.

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