Every year, we must publish a self-assessment report. The report assures Welsh Government that we are performing well, making decisions in a sensible, open way and using our money and other resources properly.
The Council is committed to the principles of good corporate governance. It has a duty to make proper arrangements for the governance of its affairs, secure continuous improvement in the way its functions are discharged and have robust arrangements in place for the management of risk.
Corporate Governance comprises the systems and processes, cultures and values, by which local government are directed and controlled and through which they account to, engage with and, where appropriate, lead their communities
Co-produced with a group of our care experienced children and young people, Bridgend Corporate Parenting Strategy sets out what the Council and its partners will do to be the best corporate parents we can be. The strategy contains the commitment of Cabinet Members and officers from partner organisations expressed as promises to our care experienced children, young people and care leavers.
This strategic plan sets out our ambitions for the future of education and family support services in Bridgend and brings together our ambitions and operational goals to tackle the impact of poverty and support people to live healthier and prosperous lives.