RBWM Budget 2021/22 – My Concerns and Observations

Feel free to email me with your thoughts after reading this blog about my concerns and observations relating to the RBWM Budget 2021/22… Next year’s budget is looking to save / cut just shy of £6m. Download the Cabinet Budget Report here >>> It will be discussed at this week’s Cabinet meeting when hopefully they… Read More RBWM Budget 2021/22 – My Concerns and Observations

CIPFA review of Governance – FINAL REPORT going to Cabinet this Thursday 6:15pm… tune in…

On Thursday 25th June 2020, exactly a year after the seed was sown for CIPFA to do a full review of Governance at RBWM, the final CIPFA report will be presented at Cabinet. Watch the meeting LIVE on Youtube >>> The full report is a catalogue of gaping holes and is highly embarrassing for RBWM.… Read More CIPFA review of Governance – FINAL REPORT going to Cabinet this Thursday 6:15pm… tune in…

Should ex & current Councillors be held to account for their actions?

In December 2019 Deloitte published its Report to the RBWM Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Panel on the audit for the year ended 31 March 2019. It is an audit of the Royal Borough’s financial reporting and discharge of governance duties, encompassing the preliminary CIPFA Report. The report has for some unknown reason been held under… Read More Should ex & current Councillors be held to account for their actions?

Maidenhead Missing Links – Cycle Paths £2.8m in RBWM Budget Proposals?

I was looking for the £450,000 pothole budget last week which I found out, ONLY by asking at an Overview & Scrutiny Panel, has been culled and rather ironically discovered there is a project called Maidenhead Missing Links which has £2,800,000 for cycle ways and footpaths around Maidenhead, helping join up a few places… Now… Read More Maidenhead Missing Links – Cycle Paths £2.8m in RBWM Budget Proposals?

Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall

Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel tomorrow, Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall You can see the full agenda here >>> Focus, for me, is on Budget savings as shown below Budget £639,000 – Propose Saving £180,000 Efficiency Description – Refocus Community Wardens on problem solving, achieving staff savings Review and adjust… Read More Join us at Communities Overview & Scrutiny Panel Tuesday 28th Jan, 6:30pm Maidenhead Town Hall