Information on how your council services are performing, what the new local performance framwork is, what are service plans and what is an indicator.
Each year we review our priorities and the areas that we need to focus on in our business plan:
Council Business Plan (pdf 981kb opens in new window)
LG Inform presents up-to-date published data about your local area and the performance of your council or fire and rescue authority. Whether you are interested in scrutiny, a particular service area, or simply need an overview, it can help you review and compare performance with other councils. If you would like to look at the information, LG Inform is a website open to all;
LG Inform (external website)
In 2010 the Government removed much of the previous national inspection and performance framework which assessed the performance of council's. In response, the LGA developed a programme of "Sector led improvement", to support all council's with their own performance improvement arrangements. Sector led improvement offers practical support, free of charge and or on a subsidised basis.
In May 2013, as part of this offer, we invited a team of external peers to undertake a 'health peer challenge'. There was a six member peer team, led by Rob Vincent, Local Government Adviser to Public Health England, who came for four days to support the Council in preparing for its then new role in health, particularly around health and wellbeing boards (HWBs), public health and Local Healthwatch:
May 2013 Health Peer Challenge Report (360kb opens in new window)
In April 2014 we took advantage of the opportunity to have a 'corporate peer challenge'. All councils are entitled to this free of charge, once every three years. Working with the LGA, we agreed three key themes for the Peers to examine whilst they were with us. We chose:
The team was lead by Steve Robinson, Chief Executive from Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cllr Jane Scott, OBE, Leader of Wiltshire County Council. Each member of the team was selected by the LGA and council for their expertise in relation to one or more of the three themes, and also for the experience of working in similar geographical areas to the East Riding (i.e. rural, coastal, flood risk, etc).The peers spoke to a wide range of council officers, members, partner organisations, businesses and groups representing residents. At the end of the challenge, they put forward recommendations and suggestions to support the council in meeting future challenges and prepared a report.In summary, the report concluded that "East Riding of Yorkshire Council is a strong, highly performing council, effectively managing finances in a very challenging public sector environment":
April 2014 Corporate Peer Challenge Report (78kb opens in new window)
In February 2017, we commissioned a peer challenge of our safeguarding arrangements, which was undertaken jointly by the LGA and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS). The challenge looked at the strategic role of the East Riding Safeguarding Adults Board, and the operational role of safeguarding within the council. Working with LGA and ADASS, we agreed the scope of the challenge in advance, and decided on:
The Peer Challenge Team was lead by LGA associate Ian Winter CBE, and included a range of experienced officers across health and social care, and spent two days undertaking a series of interviews and focus groups with staff, elected members, partner organisations, carers and providers. The Team found that the achievements for safeguarding adults has been the culmination of years of work and engagement, and demonstrates huge levels of commitment to all who are part of delivering safeguarding services.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Safeguarding Peer Challenge Report 2017 (pdf 568kb opens in new window)
Councils are required to determine their own priorities and manage their own performance. Our local performance framework is based on the priorities outlined in our business plan.
The framework includes a range of performance indicators, which are used to measure performance against these priorities such as for example 'Percentage of waste recycled' or 'GCSE pass rates'. The latest results for these indicators are included in our Annual Performance Report.
Each council service has an annual plan, which outlines their contribution to our corporate priorities and key plans and strategies. These plans also identify key achievements from the previous year and details of indicators used to measure performance. Service plans are important in helping to set a clear direction for each service, so that managers, staff and councillors know what the priorities for the service are.
Each service plan is supported by team plans which include detail about the actions needed to achieve these priorities and how progress will be monitored at team level.
The Local Account for 2015-16 provides an overview of Adult Social Care:
East Riding Local Account 2015-16 (pdf 1.6mb opens in new window)
A website has been developed jointly by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) and the Department of Health. It allows you to see how the East Riding is performing against a criteria set for social service delivery by the Department of Health in its Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF):
Health and Social Care Information Centre (external website)
The Public Health Outcome Framework sets out a national vision for public health. The outcome framework helps us to understand how public health in the East Riding is being improved and protected.
Public Health Outcome Framework (pdf 1mb opens in new window)
We have produced six locality area profiles of key indicators, such as smoking, obesity and life expectancy.
Beverley Area Health Performance (pdf 403kb opens in new window)
Bridlington and Driffield Area Health Performance (pdf 413kb opens in new window)
Goole and Howdenshire Area Health Performance (pdf 420kb opens in new window)
Haltemprice and Hunsley Area Health Performance (pdf 409kb opens in new window)
Holderness Area Health Performance (pdf 412kb opens in new window)
Market Weighton and Pocklington Health Performance (pdf 366kb opens in new window)
We have produced six locality area profiles of key indicators, such as employment rate, 16-19-year-olds not in education, employment or training and GCSE results.
Beverley Area Employment and Skills Infographic (pdf 170kb opens in new window)
Bridlington and Driffield Area Employment and Skills Performance (pdf 170kb opens in new window)
Goole and Howdenshire Area Employment and Skills Performance (pdf 170kb opens in new window)
Haltemprice and Hunsley Area Employment and Skills Performance (pdf 170kb opens in new window)
Holderness Area Employment and Skills Performance (pdf 170kb opens in new window)
Market Weighton and Pocklington Area Employment and Skills Performance (pdf 170kb opens in new window)
Local Account East Riding of Yorkshire 2014-15 ( pdf 416kb opens in a new window)