Report of the Managing Director
The Managing Director submitted a report (previously circulated) updating Members on the approach to and outcomes from the Council’s Risk Management processes.
It was reported that positive progress continued to be made within the Authority regarding the management of key strategic risks and the submitted report outlined the work and processes undertaken by Officers to manage operational risks.
Particular reference was made
to the identified operational risk in relation to the inability to
retain and recruit sufficient qualified and suitably experienced
social workers in Adults Services and its potential impact on cost
and quality of service and Members requested that further
information be sought on the actions in place to manage this risk
going forward and mitigate any impact on service delivery.
A Member also referred to the role of the Regional Schools Commissioner in relation to the risk associated with underperforming Academies and the Council’s reliance on that post to mitigate the risk and how that could be addressed.
RESOLVED – That the report be noted and that the thanks of this Committee be extended to the Officers on an excellent report.