East Ayrshire Council Transformation Strategy 2012-2017 - Business Breakfast 15/11/13

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A presentation on East Ayrshire Council's Transformation Strategy 2012-2017 given to local businesses on 11 November 2013.

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East Ayrshire Council Transformation Strategy 2012-2017 - Business Breakfast 15/11/13

  1. 1. TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY 2012-2017 Business Breakfast Finance & Corporate Support 15 November 2013
  2. 2. TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY 2012-2017 UK Financial Outlook Council Grants Position Updated Council Position Additional Savings Proposals Timetable
  3. 3. FINANCIAL CLIMATE • UK Budget reduction 2013/14 of 1% • No change in financial forecasts – updated June 2013 1% reductions annually • Total reduction £14.3Bn to 2016/17 • Scotland (taking account of growth) • 2014/15 1.8% cash reduction • 2015/16 1.9% cash reduction
  4. 4. National Picture • Council Tax Freeze • Maintain Teacher Numbers • Teacher Induction Arrangements
  5. 5. East Ayrshire •Funding Position Confirmed by Improvement Service •Budget Additions – Children & Young People Bill Funded – Additional £0.500m for Community Care
  6. 6. East Ayrshire (2) – Pension Changes – Health and Social Care Integration – Severance costs – Coalfields Impact – Budget Gap : • increased from • to £34.004m (2012) £35.793m (2013)
  7. 7. The 2012/13 Budget Progress • • • • • • School Transport School estate Leisure Trust Vibrant Communities Service Grants Arrangements Departmental Efficiencies
  8. 8. The 2012/13 Budget continuing • • • • • • • • Estate rationalisation Community Asset Transfer School rationalisation Energy efficiency Waste management Customer contact Administrative and Clerical Review Supported accommodation
  9. 9. Remaining Funding Gap £m Budget Gap Management Actions Consultation Balance 10.819 6.251 3.750 0.818
  10. 10. CONSULTATION PROPOSALS Service Proposal CC Review of charges and charging policy CC Re-ablement and independent living C and F Reduce secure accommodation Saving (£) 234,926 2,269,310 21,129 CF/CS New approach to support for children HES Brown bins in winter months 32,000 HES Review planted amenity areas 26,000 FCS Group Life Assurance Scheme 167,000 TOTAL 1,000,000 3,750,365
  11. 11. Consultation Date Format Venue Timings 31 October Parent’s Strategy Group London Road HQ 7pm – 9pm 7 November Coalfield Communication Federation Rothesay House, Cumnock 7pm – 9pm 11 November North Federation London Road HQ 7pm – 9pm 13 November Tenants’ & Residents’’ Federation Own Offices 10am 14 November Equalities Forum London Road HQ, Chambers London Road HQ, Chambers 12:30 – 4:30pm London Road HQ, Chambers London Road HQ, Chambers 8am – 10am Future East Ayrshire Live Q&A with panel 15 November Business Breakfast Children & Young People Forum 7-8:30pm Live online broadcast throughout 11am – 12pm
  12. 12. TIMESCALES • Staff Consultation W/C 28 October 2013 • Public Consultation Events 4 November – 15 November • “Question Time” Event 14 November 2013 • Cabinet Recommendation 11 December 2013 • Council Set Budget 12 December 2013
  13. 13. Questions and Answers Suggestions

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