Report of the Group Director of Operations.
The Cabinet Member with the Resources Portfolio introduced the report of the Group Director of Operations (previously circulated) requesting that consideration be given to reviewing the progress and performance of Xentrall Shared Services, the Stockton and Darlington Partnership.
The submitted report stated that Xentrall Shared Services, the Stockton and Darlington Partnership, was established in May 2008 and was now in its fifteenth year; the agreement covered ICT, Transactional HR, Transactional Finance and Design and Print; the initial savings that were identified were £7.4M over the original ten year period of the partnership; those savings had been achieved plus additional efficiencies and benefits and significant additional savings; and that quality and performance of services had improved.
RESOLVED – That the report be noted and the continuing success of Xentrall Shared Services, since it was formed, be acknowledged.
REASONS – To allow Members to receive information about the progress of the partnership.