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Education Scrutiny Committee

Designated Offer: Wendy White

The Diocese has a representative on each local authority’s Education Scrutiny Committee:

Anglesey – Keith Roberts

Conwy – Colette Owen

Denbighshire – Kathy Jones

Flintshire – Wendy White

Gwynedd –  Wendy White

Powys – Wendy White

Wrexham – Brendan McDonald

The Role and Composition of the Education Scrutiny Committee

The role of the Committee is to scrutinise, measure and actively promote improvement in the Council’s performance in the provision of services and compliance with Council policies, aims and objectives in the area of children and young people, including:


  • School Improvement

  • Schools Organisation

  • School Support Services

  • Education Welfare & Inclusion

  • Early Years Development

  • Special Educational Needs

  • Governor Services

  • Children’s Social Services

  • Children & Young Peoples Partnership

  • Youth Services and Justice

  • Play Services


The Committee is made up of Councillors (the number is decided by each local authority) and Church representatives and Parent Governors are appointed in accordance with Paragraph 8-11 of Schedule 1 to the Local Government Act 2000 and are invited to attend Scrutiny Committee meetings where the Authority’s education functions are to be discussed and shall be entitled to speak and vote on such matters only.

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