CONTROLLING a pounds 100m budget, Shirley has held senior posts at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy in London, where she helped develop the local authority Best Value programme
, and at Newcastle City Council.
The effectiveness of its best value programme
remained a source of pride.
In terms of the Best Value programme
there are two further years which have already been scheduled.
The library service was the first provided by the city council to undertake a detailed review of its work as part of the government's best value programme
The review of services was made to try and meet requirements of the government's Best Value programme
For full details of our Best Value Programme
please contact our clerk's office.
The association is one of only two organisations nationwide to be included in all three lists which name registered social landlords which have excelled in the government's Best Value programme
. Touchstone was commended for its commitment to Best Value, its performance in rent collection and time taken to re-let vacant properties.
Under the Best Value programme
, staff have to examine council services, comparing them with services provided by other councils, consulting with the public and finally, if necessary, inviting private firms to compete for the work.