This outstanding award will recognise the best and most innovative local authority in the UK. Focusing on their delivery of frontline services, the Award seeks to celebrate those councils who are achieving excellent results in a wide range of different service areas.
All of the finalists were have demonstrated their commitment to implementing innovative ideas, and excellence in public service delivery across a range of frontline services, supporting continuous improvement in local public services.
Paul O’Brien, APSE Chief Executive, said, “This year’s Overall Council of the Year finalists have proven themselves to be excellent at implementing exciting, innovative projects and new ways of working. Local authorities have been described by many as the 'fourth emergency service', and the pandemic has thrown into sharp relief just how much this rings true. From waste collectors to chief executives, there has been a coming together of operational expertise and strategy. The finalists are a credit to the communities they service."
The winner of the prestigious APSE Overall Council of the Year Award 2021 will be announced in Birmingham at the APSE Annual Service Awards Charity Dinner on Thursday 9 September.
Congratulations to this years ‘Overall Council of the Year in Service Delivery’ which are:-
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