PATROL Annual Reports by Councils (PARC) Awards 2015/16
As part of it’s commitment to improving public information about civil enforcement, PATROL promotes best practice in local authority parking annual reports through the PARC Awards.
The 2015/16 shortlisted councils were recognised at a House of Commons Reception sponsored by David Rutley MP on 11th July 2017.
Former Chair of the Transport Select Committee, Louise Ellman MP, presented the certificates and awards to the winners set out below.
Full Report Award winner:
- Brighton & Hove City Council
Full Report Award shortlisted:
- Ashford Borough Council
- Durham County Council
- Worcester City Council
Concise Report Award winner:
- South Lakeland District Council
Concise Report Award shortlist:
- Devon County Council
- Mid Sussex District Council
- South Tyneside Council
Recognised for best practice reporting:
- Devon County Council – Customer Service
- Durham County Council – Presentation of Finance and Statistics
- Chichester District Council – Innovation and New Services
Councillor Macrae (pictured above with Louise Ellman MP) looked forward to next year’s reports for 2016/17, “There will be an increased emphasis on digital formats in recognition of the growing trend of providing information to people in a medium of their choice and in a way that is more accessible and interactive”.
The PATROL Toolkit to assist local authroties in producing annual reports has been updated for 2017/18 and can be found here.
PATROL Workshop Details
A new series of workshops will explore annual reports and other themes in September 2017.
The 2016/17 Annual Report deadline for submissions is Wednesday 31st January 2018, with the 2016/17 Winners being announced in May 2018