Agenda item

Draft high-level Business Plan 2023/2024 of the Comptroller & City Solicitors Department.

Report of the Comptroller & City Solicitor.


The committee considered a report of the Comptroller & City Solicitor.


The committee discussed the key performance indicators for the department, recognising that the unique nature of the Corporation meant that it would be difficult to benchmark the department’s performance against that of either a wholly private or wholly public organisation. Officers confirmed that performance standards for response times by the department were in place and that future reports would highlight these more clearly.


how it defined its customers, and what offer was made for solicitor apprenticeships by the department. In response to questions, officers confirmed that the department had engaged with pay and reward reviews.


The committee recognised pressures on the department but noted the importance of senior officers in the organisation modelling a healthy work-life balance.


RESOLVED – that the committee


·         Note the factors taken into consideration in compiling the C&CS Department Business Plan.

·         Approve, subject to the incorporation of any changes sought by this Committee, the departmental Business Plan 2023/24.

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