Priorities for Local Government:
Children and younger people.
Healthier communities and older people.
Better use of resources.
Improved customer experience.
Safer and stronger communities.
Challenges to overcome:
Resources will become more scarce with increased efficiency targets from the 2007 CSR.
Changing organisation structures and working practices to enable multi-agency working.
Enabling frontline workers to share information with partner agencies.
Driving employee retention by making it easier to do their jobs - efficiently and effectively.
Increased pressure to reduce CO2 footprint.