Issue details

Local Government Association (LGA) Corporate Peer Challenge 2015

During the winter 2015, the Local Government Association will be undertaking a peer challenge review of the Council with a focus on financial planning and viability.  The peer challenge will assist the Council in identifying areas where it can improve or make changes to meet the challenges it faces.  The findings of the review and recommendations will be presented to the Council in early 2016.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: High level of public interest;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/10/2015

Decision due: 3 Feb 2016 by Council

Decision due: Before 25 Feb 2016 by Executive Director of Operations and Finance
Reason: Urgent Council decision

Decision due: 7 Apr 2016 by Council

Lead member: Deputy Mayor and Executive Lead for Health and Wellbeing

Lead director:

Consultation process

The Corporate Peer Challenge Team will interview and number of stakeholders, members and officers during their visit.


Stakeholders, elected members and senior officers.

Reason for inclusion in Forward Plan: To receive the Local Government Association's Corporate Peer Challenge report and for the Council to respond to recommendations arising.

If you want to make representations contact:: June Gurry, Governance Support Manager, Governance Support, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR, telephone 01803 207012, email


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