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             APPENDIX A TO WORK PROGRAMME REPORT                                 6 JUNE 2007
Bury MBC priorities 2007-2010 per Bury Plan:-

1      Cleaner Safer Greener Borough
2      Choice of Quality Housing
3      Strengthened Communities
4      Promoting Healthier Living
5      Putting Customers First
6      Improving Cultural and Sporting Opportunities
7      Better Opportunities for Children and Young People
8      Improving Town Centres and Neighbourhoods

Links to Resource and Performance Scrutiny Commission Work Programme for 2007/08:-

Priority 2     Choice of Quality Housing

      Housing Management Costs – a report on this issue appeared earlier on the agenda

Priority 4     Promoting Healthier Living

      Physical disabilities review – a report on this issue appeared earlier on the agenda.

      Ongoing service reviews, expecting to report during the year include:-
       o     Disabled facilities grants
       o     Integrated social needs transport

      Older People inspection report

Priority 5     Putting Customers First

      Strategic Partnership and alternative methods of service delivery – a sub-group may be
       appointed to consider the issues faced by the Council and its partners.

      Ongoing service reviews, expecting to report during the year include:-
       o     Housing and Council Tax Benefits processing

      Involvement in the CPA self-assessment process.

      Job Evaluation – as outlined at 3.4 in the report.

      Agency budget – the spend across the whole council.

      The budget process including links between the “Star Chamber” approach and improved
       linkages to the Scrutiny Commission.

      Emergency planning/business continuity/risk management – a one-off report on the
       linkages.

The above are all part of the increasing efficiency/VFM strand of putting customers first.

Priority 6     Improving Sports and Cultural Opportunities

      Leisure options.

      Reports from external inspectors including:-
       o      Regional Cultural Commentary – a self-assessment on cultural issues involving
              Government Office and quangos

      Ongoing service reviews, expecting to report during the year include:-
       o     Civic Halls
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