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Achieving Best Value in South Ayrshire

Accounts Commission: Controller of Audit Report:

South Ayrshire Council's report was published on 2nd November 2023, following a meeting of the Accounts Commission on 12th October.  The report highlights that South Ayrshire Council manages its money well and some services are improving, but the pace of change has been too slow. The report can be viewed here

The webcast of the public session can be accessed here (South Ayrshire section starting at 3m 42s).

 

PROGESS UPDATES 2023

  • JUNE:  paper submitted to Audit and Governance Panelof 28th June 2023. The purpose of this report was to advise the Panel of the initial findings from Audit Scotland's recent Best Value thematic work in South Ayrshire. The report can be viewed here and the webcast from the meeting can be accessed here
  • AUGUST: paper submitted to Cabinet on 29th August 2023.  The purpose of this report was to advise the Cabinet of the findings from Audit Scotland's recent Best Value thematic work in South Ayrshire, seek approval of the draft improvement action plan and provide a response to the matters raised at Audit and Governance Panel on 28 June 2023. The report can be viewed here and the webcast from the meeting can be accessed here
  • OCTOBER:  paper submitted to Audit and Governance Panel on 4th October 2023.  The purpose of this report was to seek approval for an expanded Best Value action plan. The report can be viewed here and the webcast from the meeting can be accessed here
  • DECEMBER:  paper submitted to South Ayrshire Council on 7th December 2023. The purpose of this report was to advise Members of the Accounts Commission's findings from the Controller of Audit's Statutory Report on Best Value in South Ayrshire. The report can be viewed here and the webcast from the meeting can be accessed here