The government target set was£6.9m so the council chose to complete the return on that basis. In line with the government's regulations, our return reflects ongoing savings from 2004-05, as well as new savings in 2005-06.
Your table only picks up on savings in 2005-06 and implies
a weak performance. If this
would have been in the middle
of your table.
Deputy chief executive and director of corporate resources, East Sussex CC