TO:     The Executive

14 December 2021



Council Plan Overview Report

Chief Executive


1          Purpose of Report

1.1       To inform the Executive of the performance of the council over the second quarter of the 2021/22 financial year (July-September 2021).

2          Recommendation

2.1       To note the performance of the council over the period from July-September 2021 highlighted in the Overview Report in Annex A.

3          Reasons for Recommendation

3.1       To brief the Executive on the council’s performance, highlighting key areas, so that appropriate action can be taken if needed.

4          Alternative Options Considered

4.1       None applicable.

5          Supporting Information

Quarterly Service Reports

5.1       The council’s performance management framework provides for the preparation of Quarterly Service Reports (QSRs) by each department. These QSRs provide an update of progress and performance against departmental Service Plans and are published on the council website.

            Council Plan Overview Report

5.2       The QSRs have been combined into the Council Plan Overview Report (CPOR), which brings together the progress and performance of the council as a whole. The CPOR enables the Corporate Management Team and the Executive to review performance, highlight any exceptions and note any remedial actions that may be necessary, either from under-performing or over-performing services, across the range of council activities.

Overview & Scrutiny

5.3       The CPOR will also be considered by Overview & Scrutiny. This process enables all Members to be involved in performance management.

5.4       The CPOR for the second quarter (July-September 2021) is shown in Annex A.

6          Advice Received from Statutory and Other Officers

Borough Solicitor

6.1       There are no specific legal issues arising from this report.

Borough Treasurer

6.2       There are no direct financial implications arising from this report.

Equalities Impact Assessment

6.3       Not applicable.

Strategic Risk Management Issues

6.4       Any specific issues are included in the QSRs and in the CPOR in Annex A.

Other Officers

6.5       Not applicable.

7          Consultation

            Principal Groups Consulted

7.1       Not applicable.

            Method of Consultation

7.2       Not applicable.

            Representations Received

7.3       None.

Background Papers

QSR – People Directorate – Quarter 2 2021/22

QSR – Delivery Directorate – Quarter 2 2021/22

QSR – Central Directorates – Quarter 2 2021/22


Contact for further information

Timothy Wheadon, Chief Executive - 01344 345601


John Ainsworth, Business Intelligence Analyst – 01344 352174