Decision details

Member Development Charter Plus

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To commit to achieving Member Development Charter Plus status.  In the process of working towards achieving Charter Plus, Elected Members will be focused on helping the Council to deliver ambitions outcomes, set through Local Area Agreements, by supporting efforts to become more efficient, innovative and engaged with local residents.

Decision:

Recommend to Council that Breckland Council signs up to working towards Member Development Charter Plus status.

Reasons for the decision:

The Member Development Charter Plus process offers the opportunity to focus on further challenge and drive for continuous Member Development improvement by shifting expectations and “good practice” in Member Development.  It also supports efforts to become more efficient, innovative and engaged with local residents.

Alternative options considered:

1)           To sign up to working towards Member Development Charter Plus status.

 

2)           Not to sign up to working towards Member Development Charter Plus.

 

3)           To do nothing.

Report author: Stephen McGrath

Publication date: 28/10/2009

Date of decision: 27/10/2009

Decided at meeting: 27/10/2009 - Cabinet

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