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Issue details

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

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Be significant in terms of its effects on communities;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/06/2016

Decision due: 14/07/16 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Leader (incorporating Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods)), Executive Member for Economic Development and Community Engagement (Deputy Leader), Executive Member for Finance & Performance

Lead director: Deputy Chief Executive

Department: Chief Executive's

Contact: Pauline Stuchfield, Assistant Director - Customer Services and Digital 01904 551706 Email: pauline.stuchfield@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Council Plan priorities were subject to public consultation during summer 2015, and feedback was incorporated into the final plan. The LGA Peers met with a range of stakeholders including partners, residents, officers and members during the Peer Review process.


Agenda items


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


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