Councils' response to the financial challenges: Key messages from the Wales Audit Office preliminary corporate assessments
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020
South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority – Annual Audit Summary 2019-20
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority – Review of Resilience
Resilient and Sustainable Services in Snowdonia National Park…
At your Discretion - Local Government Discretionary Services
We reviewed all of the 22 corporate assessments, to examine whether councils are well placed to respond effectively to the financial challenges and identify the key lessons.
Our work shows that while many councils are becoming reasonably well placed to respond, almost all need to make progress with detailed financial and workforce planning to reduce costs and a few need urgent
improvement in key areas.