REVISED

REVISED

 
 

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

Managerial

'000

'000

'000

Chief Executive

-421

-357

-250

Education & Children

-622

-622

-100

Regeneration & Leisure

-269

-405

-150

Resources

-400

-375

-396

Social Care, Housing & Public Protection

-2,248

-1,430

-443

Technical Services

-1,058

-1,177

-1,000

 

-5,018

-4,366

-2,339

       
 

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

Policy

'000

'000

'000

Chief Executive

-20

-20

0

Education & Children

-191

-139

-300

Regeneration & Leisure

-96

-72

-259

Resources

0

0

0

Social Care, Housing & Public Protection

-666

-409

-400

Technical Services

-469

-462

-412

 

-1442

-1102

-1371

       
       
 

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

Totals by Department

'000

'000

'000

Chief Executive

-441

-377

-250

Education & Children

-813

-761

-400

Regeneration & Leisure

-365

-477

-409

Resources

-400

-375

-396

Social Care, Housing & Public Protection

-2,914

-1,839

-843

Technical Services

-1,527

-1,639

-1,412

 

-6,460

-5,468

-3,710

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 

-10

 

Chief Executive

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

No of Posts

       
 

'000

'000

'000

Deleted

       

Departmental - unallocated

 

-275

-250

         
                 

People Management & Performance

               

Business Support

-40

   

1

 

Staffing

   

Human Resources

-40

   

1

 

Staffing

   

Human Resources

-23

   

1

 

Web Recruitement

   

Staffing realignments

-50

   

2

 

Realignments

   

Human Resources

-10

   

0

 

Schools SLA

   
                 

Chief Executive

 

-82

 

1

 

Vacant Posts

   
                 

Administration & Law

               

Legal Services

-24

   

1

 

Delete trainee post

   

Legal Services

-23

   

2

 

Severance

   

Legal Services

-20

   

1

 

Staff realignment

   

Legal Services

-7

   

0

 

Post adjustments (court support/Senior Solicitor)

   

Administration

-17

   

1

 

Courier

   

Democratic Support

-15

   

0

 

Police & Crime Panel income

   
                 

Customer Focus and Policy

             

Policy

-77

   

3

 

Staff Reductions

   

Careline

-30

   

0

 

New partner income and increased individual customers

   

Policy Income

-15

   

0

 

Police & Crime Panel income

   

Registrars

-20

   

0

 

Income

   

GIS software

-10

   

0

 

Reduced licence costs

   
                 

Total Chief Executive

-421

-357

-250

14

       
                 
                 

EDUCATION & CHILDRENS SERVICES

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

No of Posts

       
 

'000

'000

'000

Deleted

       

Education & School Related Budgets

               

Non delegated school budgets

-50

       

Completion of 3 year programme to phase out LMS contingency and suspended teacher budget

   

Strategic Development

               

Information & Improvement

-40

   

1

 

Reduction in travel, training, subsistence & equipment costs, removal of support for RM Finance software costs (schools transferring to Agresso system), removal of one FTE linked to JE severance

   

Business Support Unit

-2

-4

     

Reduction of telephone/fax costs, natural end of detrimental travel costs

   

Governance & Inclusion

               

School Catering

-200

-100

-30

   

Transfer of Breakfast grant into RSG resulting in operational efficiencies within catering service

   

School Catering

-35

   

1

 

Reduction of one post through JE severance

   

Behavioural Support (Rhydygors)

 

-50

     

Introduce school recharge for long term unit placements

   

Pre 16 Sen Out of County Placements

-20

-160

     

Reduce the number of pupils placed out of county by developing in-county provision and trading special school/special provision places.

   

Inclusion Management & Admin Support

0

-20

-20

1

 

Review of funding mechanism and effects of 'Alternative to Statements Project' resulting in a reduction in number of support staff.

   

SEN Management

-45

0

 

1

 

Reduce number of Inclusion staff in light of reduced number of statements/alternative method of allocating funds to schools.

   

School Improvement and Basic Skills

               

Professional Services/Mgt

-27

   

1

 

Reduction of 1 post following retirement - part year

   

Transition & Intervention

-18

   

1

 

Reduction of 1 post following retirement - part year

   

Griffiths Jones Training Centre

 

-10

     

Income target through increased consortium working

   

School Organisation & Modernisation

-15

       

Part time administrative Post

   

Youth Offending & Prevention Service

-20

       

Reduction in administration costs

   

School based Development Projects

-43

       

Changes to arrangements in funding an IT Services (schools) post

   

Children's Services

               

Child/Family Commissioning - Social Work Teams

-35

   

1

 

Reduction of one post through JE severance

   

Complex Needs Placements - Out of County

 

-150

 

1

 

Reduction in the number of LAC.

   

Fostering - Boarded Out

 

-50

     

Reduction in the number of LAC.

   

Legal

 

-50

-50

   

Anticipated reduced cost following introduction of Family Justice Review

   

Families First

-37

0

0

1

 

Reduction of one post through JE severance

   

Education Welfare

-35

   

1

 

Remodelling of existing service

   

Local Safeguarding Childrens Board

 

-20

     

Regional working

   

Divisional Support

 

-8

 

5

 

Reduction in management & admin through reorganisation.

   

Total Education & Childrens Services

-622

-622

-100

15

       
                 
                 

REGENERATION & LEISURE

2013/14

2014/15

2015-16

No of Posts

       

Core & policy

'000

'000

'000

Deleted

       

Regen Core & Policy Performance

-86

-13

-150

1

 

In 2012/13 half year effect of 1 FTE 34k(Core & Policy) and 3k reduction in travel and other supplies . Additional efficiency (50k) in 2012/13 relates to the part year effect of departmental review of administration & support function; 2013/14 full year effect of realignment of functions. FTEs reduction shown under the divisional support services budget heads. 2014/15 General reduction in operational costs.

   

Economic Development

               

Support Services

0

-50

     

2012/13 Staff reduced hours, 2014/15 review of Nant Y Ci.

   

Llanelli Regeneration

0

-30

     

Premises costs to be met by Llanelli Joint Venture

   

Business Services

-14

0

 

1

 

1 FTE reduction over two financial years due to retirement

   

Sector Devlopment

-20

-20

     

Reduction in support to sector devlopment

   

Events

-12

-11

     

General reduction in budget

   

Llanelli Gatehouse

0

-15

     

Profit share from managing Gatehouse

   

Planning

               

Planning Admin Account

-7

-45

 

1

 

2013/14 reduction in general supplies and services 2014/15 rationalisation of divisional management

   

Policy- Development Planning

-40

-31

 

1

 

2013/14 review of development mangement staff . 2014/15 rationalisation of divisional management

   

West Wales European Centre

               

External Funding

-8

-9

     

Additional external income to be generated from consultancy work on externally funded schemes

   

West Wales European Centre

-3

0

     

Increased income generation

   

Leisure

               

Leisure Division Realignment

-79

-181

 

6

 

As part of the transfer of Libraries, Archives & Museums Services from Education to Leisure Services the Head of Leisure is undertaking a fundamental review of his structure, to deliver efficiencies of 79K in Phase 1 & 181K in Phase 2.

   

Total Regeneration & Leisure

-269

-405

-150

6

       
                 
 

2013/14

2014/15

2015-16

No of Posts

       

RESOURCES

'000

'000

'000

Deleted

       

Corporate Financial Services

-50

-60

 

2

 

Reduce 2 FTE through rationalisation of processes, additional income generation, VAT restructuring, review of management structure.

   

Rates Relief

0

-11

     

Review Discretionary Rates Relief Regs

   

Revenues

-9

0

 

1

 

0.5 FTE reduction

   

Revenues

   

-60

2

 

Structure Review within this section

   

Payroll

-27

0

 

1

 

Reduce 1 FTE, following merger of departmental payroll function of Social Care

   

Payments

-18

-9

 

3.5

 

As a result of P2P implementation, reduce 1FTE in 2013-14 and 0.5 FTE in 2014-15.

   

Audit Fees

 

-20

-10

   

Saving on External Audit costs

   

Resources Training

-18

0

     

Departmental training budget reduced in line with reduction in staff numbers

   

Information Technology

-41

-70

-148

8

 

Further reduction of 4 FTE to 2014/15 and Management Restructure by 2015/16 resulting in a further reduction of 4 FTE

   

Corporate Network

-116

0

     

Saving from New PSBA contract and decommissioning of old links

   

Information Technology

 

-75

     

Reduction in Replacement Programme 75k

   

Asset Management

               

Corporate Property

-30

-5

 

1

 

Reduction in staffing costs & additional fee income

   

Operational Depots

-17

0

     

Saving from closure of Pensarn office

   

Administrative Buildings

-24

-120

-131

1

 

Saving from closure of various offices; reduction in staffing costs; savings from energy efficiency projects; reduction in back office cleaning & reduction of nightime security.

   

Rural Estate

-6

-2

     

Increased income following rent reviews.

   

Provision Markets

-20

   

1

 

Reduction in staffing costs.

   

Livestock Markets

-3

-3

     

Rent increases from increased throughput.

   

Commercial Estate

   

-47

   

reduction in holding costs following sale / transfer of Ferryside Education Centre

   

Industrial Premises

-21

       

Energy efficiency savings and removal of nightime security.

   

Total Resources efficiency savings

-400

-375

-396

20

       
                 
 

2013/14

2014/15

2015-16

No of Posts

       
 

'000

'000

'000

Deleted

 

Efficiency description

   

SOCIAL CARE, HEALTH & HOUSING DEPARTMENT

               

Older People & Pysical Disabilities Division

               

LA residential homes

-100

-100

     

Service review and addressing under occupancy

   

Private sector Placements

-300

-300

     

Reduction in residential placements through impact of enablement and convalescence beds

   

Home care inhouse

-150

-150

 

32

 

Externalise hours & sickness management

   

Private sector Home care

-300

-530

-230

   

Reduction in Home care placements though enablement

   

Divisional Supplies & Services

-50

-40

     

No inflationary uplift

   

Divisional Grants

-30

-40

     

Review of grants

   

Divisional Grants

-29

-24

     

No inflationary uplift

   
 

-959

-1,184

-230

32

       

Learning Disability/Mental Health Division

               

LD Residential & other accom

               

Residential placements

-704

-158

     

Reduction in numbers and procurement efficiencies.No inflationary uplift & 2.5 % reduction in fees

   

Supported Living

-120

0

     

Reduction in Staff support costs

   

Adult Placement

-50

       

Additional income from review of contracts

   

LD Day services

               

Independent Providers

-40

0

     

Review of contracts

   

Divisional Grants

-22

-17

     

No inflationary uplift

   

Divisional Supplies & services

-21

-16

     

No inflationary uplift

   
 

-957

-191

0

0

       

Social Care - Support

               

Departmental support

-175

0

 

5

 

Rationalisation payroll/creditors

   

Management & Support

 

0

-200

   

Review of Care First mgt information system

   
 

-175

0

-200

5

       

Public Protection Division

               

Business Support Unit

-4

       

Reduced spend on goods and services

   

Public Health Services Management

-6

       

Reduce advertising and subscription expenditure

   

Public Health

-6

       

Reduce analyst and other hired and contracted costs

   

Animal Welfare

-2

       

Increase fees & charges

   

Licensing

-3

       

Reduce admin and operational equipment spend

   

Food Safety

-12

-7

 

0.25

 

Reduce analyst and admin and office expenditure/reduction in staff hours

   

Occupational Health

-3

       

Delete expenditure on reference books and periodic literature

   

Dog Warden

-14

0

     

Reduction in kenneling charges

   

Other Pollution

-33

0

     

Deletion of expenditure on other hired and contracted costs and reduced spend on analyst fees

   
 

-83

-7

 

0

       

Housing Division

               

Care & repair partnership working

-5

0

     

Increased charges/charging

   

Energy efficiency referrals

-10

0

     

Increased charges/charging

   

Social Lettings Agency Fees

-5

0

     

Increased charges/charging

   

S & S/travel costs

-19

-17

-13

   

Reduced Expenditure

   

Advice & Options Re-alignment inc additional OT

-12

       

Reduced Expenditure

   

Commissioning/SP Re-alignment

-19

       

Reduced Expenditure

   

Private development contributions

0

-11

     

Increased income

   

Area Teams re-alignment

-4

       

Reduced Expenditure

   

Business Supoort Review

0

-20

     

Reduced Expenditure

   
 

-74

-48

-13

0

       
                 

Total Social Care & Housing

-2,248

-1,430

-443

37

       
                 
                 

TECHNICAL SERVICES

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

No of Posts

       
 

'000

'000

'000

Deleted

       

General

               

Depot Rationalisation

-100

-100

-500

         

Fleet Review/Reduction

-100

-250

-250

         

Fuel Consumption

-50

-50

-50

         

To be identified

-175

-150

0

         

General total

-425

-550

-800

0

       
                 

Policy and Performance

               

Divisional review

-50

             

Policy & Performance total

-50

0

0

0

       
                 

Streetscene

               

Streetscene departmental account

-78

0

 

tbc

 

Review divisional structure.

   

Cleansing Service

-22

0

 

1

 

Review Cleansing service structure.

   

Cemetery

-20

-20

     

The majority of testing and remedial works will be completed by 2012/13. The remaining budget following the 3 years efficiencies will be minimal and will only cover grounds maintenance work.

   

Waste Disposal - General

0

-130

-100

   

Savings in treatment of waste due to a reduction in tonnages.

   

Waste services

-94

-73

     

Route rationalisation and service review will hopefully produce savings over the two years.

   

Environmental Enforcement

-5

-10

     

Reduction in surveillance equipment and surveillance activity.

   

To be identified

 

-100

-100

   

Possible further cutbacks in Highways maintenance, coastal protection, flood defence, cleansing and town centre management.

   

Streetscene total

-219

-333

-200

1

       
                 

Transport

               

Civil Design

-100

0

     

Increase in charges.

   

Car Parks - increased charges

-104

-114

     

Increase parking charges.

   

School Crossing Patrols

-10

-10

     

Rationalise SCP posts.

   

Transport total

-214

-124

0

0

       
                 

Property Services

               

Grounds maintenance review / Parks charging structure review

-50

-50

     

Review of amenity cuts and the charging structure for Parks etc.

   

Building Maintenance

-50

-50

     

Review of working practices.

   

Property Services - departmental

-50

-70

 

1

 

Review divisional structure

   

Property Services total

-150

-170

0

1

       
                 

Total Technical Services

-1,058

-1,177

-1,000

2

       

CHIEF EXECUTIVE

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

New policy

No of posts deleted

           
 

'000

'000

'000

           

Policy

                     

Welsh Language

-20

-20

       

Reduce funding to Mentrau Iaith by 50%

       

Total Chief Executive

-20

-20

0

               
                       

EDUCATION & CHILDRENS SERVICES

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

New policy

No of posts deleted

           
 

'000

'000

'000

           

Governance & Inclusion

                     

Primary & Secondary - Special Education

0

 

-300

     

Reduce level of SEN/ALN funding through following change of legislation through more effective use of resources and increased collaboration by schools.

       
                       

School Improvement and Basic Skills

                     

Athrawon Bro

-50

         

Adjustmnet of CCC contribution in line with revised Welsh in Education Grant conditions.

       

Welsh Lang Cent Trav Cost

-32

               

Adult & Community Learning

0

-80

   

2

 

Reconfiguration of franchise arrangements and movement from non-accredited to accredited provision. Rationalisation of course venues and centres. Ongoing service restructure and remodelling.

       

Children's Services

                     

Psychology

-26

-26

   

1

 

Reduction of an education psychologist post assuming new statements reduce by 25% through revised legislation. Reduction in the number of psychology hours given advising schools.

       

Childcare Centre - at risk/child protection

-30

     

5(P/T)

 

Review of site and reconfiguration of centre

       

Barnardos / Crossroads care

-20

   

   

Bringing service in-house, saving external management costs

       

Childcare - Non-Grant Funded

-33

-33

       

Reduced support for after school Clubs. Progressive reduction of funding for Play Wales and support for early years education.

       
                       

Total Education & Childrens Services

-191

-139

-300

 

3

           
                       
                       

REGENERATION & LEISURE

2013/14

2014-15

2015-16

New policy

No of posts deleted

           
 

'000

'000

'000

           

Economic Development

                     

Taf, Teifi & Tywi Community Development

-40

0

       

Reduction in grant funding to third party community groups

       

Community Grants

-15

0

       

Reduction of community grants and in SLA contributions

       

Leisure

                     

Ski Pembrey

   

-54

   

Outsourcing

       

Leisure Facilities

   

-135

   

Outsourcing and Commercial opportunities

       

Libraries

   

-50

     

Yr 1 transfer libraries to community groups; yr 2&3 regionalisation of certain aspects of service

       

Gelli Aur Country Park

-41

-20

-20

 

2.5

 

Review of park provision linked to resolution of lease / ownership - possible 2.5 FTEs unless redeployed.

       

Garnant Golf Club

0

-52

       

Alternative delivery arrangements - facility tendered now being run by private sector on 3 year reducing subsidy to zero - revised 3 year management fee (see budget pressures 28K 2012/12 and 18k 2013/14). Staff transferred under TUPE in August 2011.

       

Total Regeneration & Leisure

-96

-72

-259

 

2.5

         

%age of target

                       
 

2013/14

2014/15

2015-16

New policy

No of posts deleted

           
 

'000

'000

'000

   

Efficiency description

       

SOCIAL CARE, HEALTH & HOUSING DEPARTMENT

                     

Learning Disability/Mental Health Division

                     

Local Authority Day services

-115

         

Reprovision of service

       

Steps 1 & 3

-60

 

0

     

merger of the two services

       

Arena

-30

 

0

     

Outsourcing & realignment

       

Older People & Physical Disabilities Division

                     

LA residential homes

-450

-400

-400

Amended

40

 

Review service configuration to address under occupancy

       

Public Protection Division

                     

Welfare Rights & Citizens Advice

-9

-9

       

Reduction in grants payable

       

Housing Division

                     

Statutory notices

-2

         

Increased charges/charging

       
                       

Total Social Care & Housing

-666

-409

-400

 

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Efficiency description

       
 

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TECHNICAL SERVICES

                     

Streetscene

                     

Bridges Maintenance

-13

-13

       

Reduce basic bridge maintenance.

       

Remedial Earthworks

-6

-5

       

Reduce basic remedial earthworks maintenance (highway embankment support structures).

       

Cleansing Service

-27

-31

       

Further reduction in the Cleansing budgets.

       

Highways Maintenance

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-211

       

Reduction in the highway surfacing programme.

       

Coast protection

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-10

       

Further reduction in Coastal protection budgets.

       

Town Centre Management

-10

-10

       

Reduced maintenance and general upkeep of town centres.

       

Highways Lighting

-46

-12

       

Reduction in the maintenance of highways lighting.

       

Flood Defence & Land drainage

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-5

       

Reduction in flood defence and land drainage works

       

Public Conveniences

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3.2

 

Discretionary service - transfer all grade 2 PCs to Town/Community councils. Danfo superloos to remain open for period of contract to 2020/21( 15 part time cleaners equates to 3.2 FTEs. Possible number of TUPE transfers to T & CCs).

       

Transport

                     

Post 16 transport

 

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-412

Amended

   

Removal of the discretionary post-16 transport service from 1 September 2014

       

Public transport support

-100

-100

 

Amended

   

Removal of fare paying registered bus services used by pupils who live within the statutory walking distance to school.

       
                       

Total Technical Services

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Management & Support

   

-200

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
         

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Advice & Options Re-alignment inc additional OT

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Commissioning/SP Re-alignment

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Area Teams re-alignment

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