Jack Brooke-Battersby
By Jack Brooke-Battersby

Senior Staff Writer

12 June 2023

| | 1 min read


Peer Review progress report

We undertook an LGA Corporate Peer Challenge (CPC) during 12 – 15 July 2022 and published the full report with an action plan (page 177).

Civic Centre at night
Newcastle Civic Centre

The CPC involved in-depth independent review of the council to give an honest assessment of its strengths and weaknesses and identify areas of improvement.

This assessment drew praise for the council’s response to the cost-of-living crisis, its strong focus on addressing inequalities caused by the pandemic and tackling child poverty. Read our news story about this process and the findings.

Since the CPC took place, we have worked with the Local Government Association to produce a progress review report which provides an update on the progress that has been since the assessment and how this compares to the recommendations that were made at the time.