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Area Based Grant Scrutiny Review »
Warwickshire's Public Service Board requested a joint scrutiny panel be established to scrutinise the 2008/09 allocation of Area Based Grant and to make recommendations in relation to how future allocations could be made more aligned to LAA priorities, rather than historic funding streams.
The Panel consisted of members from Warwickshire County Council, members from Districts, independent member of the Police Authority, a representative from the PCT and a respresentative from the voluntary sector.
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.
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.
Barnet: risk management »
A response to the need for better integration of risk management and the budget process.
Buckinghamshire: direct payments »
In depth research of Direct Payment Schemes in other local authorities and to compare this with the approach taken by Buckinghamshire.
charging policy »
Setting out the findings from a member task group investigations into the way the council manages and operates its charging policy.
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
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.
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
Kent: financing of the health economy (2004) »
This up-date report follows a full Select Committee report compiled in the autumn of 2003.
Kent: financing of the health economy (2005) »
This annual up-date is part of a series begun in 2002, to assess the likely results of the current financial year in the light of the past year's results.
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.
Strategic Plan and Draft Budget - Scrutiny review »
This report presents the findings of the scrutiny review of the Strategic Plan and draft budget proposals of Buckinghamshire County Council
Westlift scrutiny panel »
A review in to winding up costs of West London Interest Free Trading (westlift).
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.
Review of Housing and Council Tax Benefits »
Due to a change in the Audit Commission inspection regime for the Benefits Service and resulting anticipated decrease in the Council’s inspection rating from 4 to 3 out of 4 at the next inspection, a benchmarking study and mock inspection were undertaken to identify any areas for improvement needed.
Fair access to credit »
Medway Council undertook a review into fair access to credit
Lambeth: budget scrutiny commission 2005-6 »
The Budget Commission was established to improve the scrutiny of the overall budget and financial strategy.
North Somerset: Bailiff Services »
The working group have undertaken a detailed investigation into aspects of the council tax recovery service operated by North Somerset Council. This report represents the findings, conclusions and recommendations that the working group have reached.
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.
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.
Parish Council Concurrent Functions Funding »
Council funding for Parish councils
Use of special expenses in the council's budgeting process »
A review into the use and calculation of special expenses in the district.
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.