We undertook a Local Government Association (LGA) Corporate Peer Challenge review in January 2019.

This is involves a small team of local government officers and councillors spending time at the council as peers to provide challenge and share learning. Across the week:

  • The peer team spoke to more than 125 people including staff, councillors, external partners and others in the borough

  • They gathered information and views from more than 45 meetings and site visits

  • Collectively they spent more than 233 hours to determine their findings - the equivalent of one person spending more than 6 weeks at the council. 

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Peer Challenge Report
The feedback report from the Local Government Association following our Peer Challenge review.
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Peer Challenge Action Plan
This action plan sets out key recommendations from the peer challenge and our plans to address them.