Volume 1 includes the Independent Auditor’s Opinion on our report and performance for the year. It is split into three sections:
Section 1: Summary of our year
This section includes an overview of the year from the Mayor and Chief Executive, the highlights and challenges, our Council vision, an overview of our core business, and summaries of our performance this year.
Section 2: Our performance in detail
This section describes in detail how we performed in each of our seven strategic activity areas and our Council-controlled organisations. Each activity area includes an overview of the activities from the year, and a summary of financials and performance measures.
Section 3: Our leadership and our people
This section describes the Council’s democratic and corporate governance arrangements and presents information relating to our elected members, committees, groups and business units, organisational structure and staff.