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Thinking & Acting Differently – A Response to the Peer Review 2016

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To present a number of policies/activities for approval which were already under development to support the Council in meeting Council Plan priorities but also offer a specific response to the findings from the recent report from LGA Peers. Those already under development were, for example, the People Plan and Media Strategy together with other actions reported separately (see Vision/Council Plan/Performance Framework report). An update on all actions contained in the Peer Review Action Plan will be provided along with proposals for ongoing monitoring arrangements.


Members are asked to consider the contents of the report and approve policy documents contained therein.


Resolved:  (i)      That the progress in achieving the Peer Review

2016 Action plan (Annex B of the report) published on 2 June 2016 be noted.


                   (ii)      That future monitoring arrangements for the Peer

Review Action Plan 2016 be through the Council’s quarterly performance reporting process that is already in place.


                   (iii)     That, in light of (ii), Corporate and Scrutiny

Management Policy and Scrutiny Committee be invited to review any matters they feel appropriate given the committee’s portfolio.


                   (iv)    That the People Plan 2016-20 (Annex C of the

                             report) be approved.


Reason:     To provide assurance regarding clear action planning

and decision taking around the Peer Review 2016 recommendations, together with progress and monitoring arrangements in place.

Report author: Pauline Stuchfield

Publication date: 14/07/2016

Date of decision: 14/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 14/07/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 19/07/2016

Accompanying Documents:


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