Decision details

LGA Corporate Peer Challenge and Action Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Chief Executive presenting the findings and recommendations of the Local Government Association (LGA) Corporate Peer Challenge, which took place from 11 – 14 October 2022.




1. That the LGA Corporate Peer Challenge findings and the nine recommendations, be noted.


2. That the steps to address the LGA’s recommendations, as set out in the Action Plan at Appendix 1 to the submitted report, be approved.


Reasons for decision:


The LGA’s Corporate Peer Challenge process independently validated the challenges that the Council faces.  The recommendations provide the Council with an improvement focussed and tailored response to its needs.  The recommendations further complement and add value to the Council’s own performance and improvement plans.


Other options:




Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr George

Report author: Sarah Brown

Publication date: 24/02/2023

Date of decision: 21/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 21/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/03/2023

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