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Redbridge: Budget Scrutiny »
Set up in August 2010 when the Council needed to find substantial savings, this review sought out waste and inefficiencies across the council; challenged services on their priorities and savings plans; brought in new ideas for savings from elsewhere; and identified ways that income could be generated.
Barnet: direct payments »
This review examined Barnet’s scheme for making direct payments to people who are eligible for community care, as an alternative to the council arranging care for them.
Westlift scrutiny panel »
A review in to winding up costs of West London Interest Free Trading (westlift).
Buckinghamshire: direct payments »
In depth research of Direct Payment Schemes in other local authorities and to compare this with the approach taken by Buckinghamshire.
Camden: choices about financing capital projects »
The Panel examined the Council's Capital investment needs, the current and prospective means of financing projects, and the range of choices available.
charging policy »
Setting out the findings from a member task group investigations into the way the council manages and operates its charging policy.
North Lincolnshire: charges »
The review aimed to establish where the council was in the context of a 'Strategic charging policy' especially whether or not the 'best practice' suggested in the Audit Commission's document 'The Price is Right - Charges for Council Services' was being applied corporately.
Kent: financing of the health economy (2002) »
With a remit to investigate and identify any improvements to the financing of the Health Economy in Kent and its impact on Health, Social Care and Community
Cornwall: base budget review »
At its meeting on 19 September 2001 the Lifelong Learning Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee agreed to form a Single Issue Panel to undertake a Base Budget Review of all services within its remit
private finance initiatives and public private partnerships »
The motivations for entering into strategic partnerships including increased investment of finance and expertise, together with the potential for savings, improved services and job creation.
Barnet: risk management »
A response to the need for better integration of risk management and the budget process.
Lambeth: direct payments commission »
The Direct Payments Commission was set up to investigate the provision of Direct Payments in Lambeth, with a view to making the service more efficient, effective and responsive to all current and potential recipients in the borough.
Cornwall: revenue budget process »
The Panel's terms of reference for this inquiry were to review the progress on the budget process and make recommendations on how it can be improved.
Barnet: improving leasehold debt recovery »
A review of how the Council’s leasehold debt collection systems and procedures could be improved so as to reduce the overall level of outstanding debt and give better value for money.
Wiltshire: budget process »
The Task Group was set up at the request of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee with the remit to review and comment on the revenue budget process of the County Council at key times during the year, including its monitoring arrangements.
Rotherham: community economic regeneration budget review »
The Community and Economic Regeneration Budget (CERB) was set up to facilitate the community and economic regeneration of the Borough and provide maximum leverage for external funding.
North Tyneside: home care charges »
The study examined the impact of the revised charging policy for home care services.
Rotherham: direct payments »
Rotherham Scrutiny Members decided to look at this issue following concerns that the numbers of people taking-up Direct Payments were low and the service was under-performing.
Bridgend: budget process 2004-2005 »
A review of the Authority's budget for 2004/05 and the budget setting process.
Canterbury: parish contributions »
An examination of the existing parish council grant scheme, the functions carried out by Parish Councils within the district and the equivalent services provided by the City Council within unparished areas.
Wear Valley: budget process »
A review of the Council's Budget Setting Process to understand how it relates to the Council Plan, Corporate Objectives and reflects public consultation because the budget affects all parts of the Council services provided to the community.
Derbyshire: council budgets 2004 »
The main focus of the review was to examine the Council's preparedness for achieving the 'Gershon'efficiency savings outlined in the Governments Spending Review announcement.
Stockton-on-Tees: health and social care funding »
Stockton's Health and Social Care Select Committee undertook a review of the funding arrangements for social care in the Borough.
Middlesborough: direct payments »
The overall aim of the Scrutiny investigation was to investigate the barriers to improving the take up of direct payments.