Dennis Skinner, Head of Improvement, presented the performance report for the period April- September 2018 and provided members with an update of performance against the Memorandum of Understanding the LGA/IDeA have with MHCLG about the use of grant.
He informed members that overall good progress had been made in the first half of the year and drew attention to the key highlights in paragraph 2 of the report.
Feedback from the sector about the value and impact of the current offer continues to be very positive.
Members were informed that the LGA is in the middle of negotiating agreement on the 2019/20 grant, with officers predicting a small reduction.
The Board noted the report and agreed the follow-up actions.