Thriving communities

Vibrant and healthy communities with inclusive leisure, heritage and culture opportunities

Reduce the proportion of adults who are classified as overweight or obese (excess weight in adults)

Measure to be reviewed

Reduce the number of adults who are self-reported smokers (smoking prevalence in adults, ONS Survey)

11.7%

Maintained performance

Increase the number of people who engage with libraries

1,968,688

Improved performance

Increase the number of people who engage with museums

142,564

Improved performance

Cleanest, safest and most sustainable neighbourhoods in the country

Maintain household waste at appropriate levels, measured by the residual waste per household in kilograms

440kgs

Improved performance

Cleaner streets: Combined Litter and Detritus – Increase the proportion of sites inspected that meet the acceptable standard (Grade B or above)

92%

Maintained performance

Cleaner streets: Fly-tipping – Increase the proportion of sites inspected that meet the acceptable standard (Grade A)

97%

Maintained performance

Cleaner streets: Graffiti – Reduce the proportion of sites inspected that are below the acceptable standard (Grade B)

0%

Maintained performance

Cleaner streets: Grounds Maintenance – Increase the proportion of sites inspected that meet the acceptable standard (Grade B or above)

99.1%

Improved performance

Borough wide CO2e emissions continue to decline. Baseline of 29% reduction at Dec 2013 against 1990 level of 6658ktCO2e.

Measure available Q2

Good quality and affordable housing that meets the needs of our diverse communities

Number of empty homes that are brought back into use (as at July 2015 there were 1,795 homes empty 6 months or more; target to achieve 720 in total by 19/20)

250

Improved performance

Number of new affordable homes delivered per annum

623

Improved performance

Number of households in temporary accommodation per quarter (snapshot)

62

Declining performance

Number of households in B&B accommodation per quarter (snapshot)

27

Declining performance

Average length of stay in temporary accommodation (weeks)

4.32

Improved performance

Average length of stay in B&B accommodation (weeks)

2.31

Improved performance

Number of homeless preventions (data collection changed during 2016/17)

2,116

Declining performance

Number of vulnerable residents able to remain in their own homes (through grant provision, DFGs)

176

Maintained performance

Our resources are well managed and reflect the priorities of our residents

Increase staff engagement, based on staff survey responses

Next survey 2018/19

Deliver a balanced revenue outturn position

Underspend

Improved performance

Delivery of savings proposals

85%

Maintained performance

Survey every 4 years