Best Value

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Best Value

A term of art referring to a UK government initiative that requires local authorities to ensure that their services meet the needs of their population in terms of quality, competitiveness, efficiency, continuous improvement and accountability.
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No-one warned me I should have taken an egg-timer to the extraordinary meeting of the full Coventry City Council to discuss their Best Value performance plan.
The Government passed a law last year requiring all councils to produce a Best Value performance plan by March 31 2000 and then give everyone clear information as to how their council tax is spent.
John Rennie, who chairs Warwickshire Police Authority, said: "This is the second year that a joint policing and best value performance plan for Warwickshire has been produced.
Warwickshire Police Authority chairman John Rennie said it was the second year a joint policing and best value performance plan for Warwickshire had been produced.
The call comes following the publication of its annual Best Value Performance Plan which sets out the objectives for the coming year and reports on how well it has met the previous year's objectives.
The county council's Best Value Performance Plan 2001 sets out its objectives for the coming year and reports on how well it has met the previous year's objectives.
The first annual Best Value Performance Plan sets out the county council's objectives for the coming year and will report how well it has performed against the previous year's targets.
The authority has published its first Best Value Performance Plan in response to new local government rules, aimed at continually improving council services.
The Audit Commission today released results from the audit of the second year of Welsh authorities' Best Value Performance Plans (BVPPs), with 20 per cent of councils given unqualified opinions by their auditors.

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