Decision details

Report of the Independent Assurance Panel

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report presents the first update report of Wirral’s Independent Assurance Panel (IAP). The Panel has been set up to oversee the Council’s improvement in response to the external assurance review commissioned by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) which was published in November 2021.


Resolved (unanimously) – That the report of the Independent Assurance Panel be noted.

Reasons for the decision:

To understand the Independent Assurance Panel’s external assessment of the Council improvement progress and compliance with the external assurance review recommendations.

Alternative options considered:

No other options have been considered as the Panel report is a requirement in line with its Terms of Reference.

Publication date: 13/07/2022

Date of decision: 11/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 11/07/2022 - Council

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