In 2013, we invited a review team to look at how well the council was performing, what we could do better and how we could further build on some of our strengths. This exercise is known as a corporate peer challenge and is sponsored by the Local Government Association.
The title of the council's challenge was: 'what more could Portsmouth City Council be doing to achieve quality outcomes for citizens in a time of financial austerity and in the context of reduced public resources?'
The review team published their report as a letter to the council's Chief Executive, which you can read below.
For more information on the corporate peer challenge, email firstname.lastname@example.org.