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This is reflected in the Councils continued CPA assessment for resources management at 4 out of 4.
The Executive is asked to note the Annual Audit Letter, agree the draft Action Plan and refer both to the Finance & Resources Policy & Scrutiny Panel.
In addition, our audit has highlighted a number of areas where we are recommending action to improve the Councils financial and performance systems and procedures.
There are a number of areas where further improvements should be sought, however, in particular, monitoring the delivery of individual assignments, timeliness of agreeing reports and follow up of weaknesses identified.
Many have never been told about NHS funding by the health and social care authorities, and yet the NHS has a duty to promote this funding.
Listen to the BBC’s File on 4 programme: ‘Continuing Healthcare – The Secret Fund’, broadcast on 18/11/14.
That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the ground that their consideration will involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972.
The overall risk assessment also confirms that, with the exception of performance management rated at Medium, all other aspects reviewed by the auditors are regarded as a Low risk.
Your housing benefit may be less if other people share your home, e.g. You can claim on a form available from the Council or you can claim when applying for Jobseekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Income Support from Jobcentreplus..
The Pension service will be working more closely with local authorities, therefore if you are claiming the pension credit, your local authority will not need to re-assess your income and savings if the Pension Service has already done this.
Housing Benefit is paid by the Council to help people who live in rented accommodation meet the costs of their rent.
It is means-tested so any income or savings you have may affect the amount that is paid.
It’s important to ask questions so you understand why your doctor is recommending certain services and whether Medicare will pay for them.