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Adur and Worthing Councils
At Adur & Worthing Councils we have established an approach to service redesign and digital that is changing the foundations of our organisation, and our ability to continually adapt and change. With modern digital platforms, and an emphasis on open standards and data, we have created a successful in-house capability that is helping our services transform.
Ashford Borough Council
Ashford Borough Council is a dynamic, forward-thinking authority that continues to deliver a range of exciting projects, events and services for local residents.
Aylesbury Vale District Council
For AVDC, digital is all about helping people have a better day. Through embracing new technologies, including AI, and by putting the needs of the customer first, AVDC is empowering the local community and effectively allocating resources, to provide a fully-modern, high-quality service.
Cambridgeshire County Council
Like all local authorities, Cambridgeshire has the dual challenge of balancing an increase in demand for services and year-on-year budget reductions. The problem impacts all council services from adult social care to libraries, children’s services to highways. Cambridgeshire is committed to transforming services to improve the lives of residents.
Carmarthenshire County Council
The Council has created a Digital Transformation Strategy that underpins all decision making. The geography of Carmarthenshire makes this a challenge to provide digital infrastructure to our citizens, but the investment improves accessibility to our digital customer services. The Digital Transformation Steering Group commits £200k annually to support transformational projects.
Leeds City Council
Leeds is the third largest city in the country with over 780,000 residents. Our Inclusive Growth Strategy is shaping a compassionate city with a strong economy that benefits everyone. Leeds City Council’s Smart Leeds programme delivers innovative solutions that reduce inequality and deprivation while helping people and businesses to grow.
London Borough of Hackney
Hackney was voted the council of the last 20 years in the Local Government Chronicle awards, 2016. It has saved £100m in the last ten years and has to save at least £35m more by 2022. It has one of the highest resident satisfaction scores in the country.
London Borough of Harrow
Harrow Council is a London unitary Council providing over 500 different services to its 250,000 residents. Harrow is the 7th most diverse borough in the country with over 50 per cent of its 230,000 residents sharing ethnically diverse backgrounds. It’s also the most religiously diverse borough in the UK with large Jewish and Hindu communities.
Nailsea Town Council
Nailsea Town Council is in North Somerset (Unitary Authority), located about 10 miles south west of Bristol. As the first tier of local democracy the Town Council is non-political, and is an ambitious and progressive advocate for its residents.
Newcastle City Council
Newcastle City Council is proud, fair and ambitious. We provide a full range of local authority services to 296,000 residents, 17,500 businesses and other stakeholders, and despite significant financial challenges (our budget since 2010 will have reduced by £327million by 2022) we have a long and successful track record of transformation and innovation in service delivery.