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Council's customer services improvements shortlisted for top award

Published on 13 January 2014

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Southwark Council's new approach to customer service has been recognised with a nomination for the prestigious LGC Awards 2014.

Southwark's Mayor to host charity ball

Published on 1 May 2012

The Mayor of Southwark is to host a black tie ball to raise thousands of pounds for local charities, it was announced today.

Southwark scoops silver Investors in People award

Published on 16 April 2012

Southwark Council has scooped a prestigious national award for its excellent management, leadership, training and development of staff.

Southwark and Lambeth to further integrate legal teams

Published on 9 February 2012

Two London councils are to further integrate their legal teams in a bid to save local taxpayers tens of thousand of pounds a year and provide a better service.

Leader's plan to save £1m by cutting top managers' posts

Published on 10 January 2012

The Leader has written to the Council's most senior officers and councillors to launch a consultation process that is expected to cut the number of top managers' posts in the authority.

Leader informs councillors that CEX is to depart next year

Annie Sheppherd

Published on 9 September 2011

The Leader of Council, Cllr Peter John, has accepted the request of the Chief Executive, that the time is right to announce that she will be leaving the authority next year.

Cabinet on the frontline

cllr mohamed

Published on 1 November 2010

As major cuts to funding are announced, councillors go back to the floor to see what this could mean for services.

Budget consultation must be jargon free

Published on 1 September 2010

Southwark Council is gearing up for a public consultation in the autumn on the impact of government cuts, by committing to drop the jargon.

Leader says to minister: 'See what cuts will do to the borough'

Published on 29 July 2010

Southwark Council's Leader has invited the minister who will ultimately decide the fate of the area’s public services to see what cuts will do to the borough.

Leader says to minister: 'See what cuts will do to the borough'

Published on 29 July 2010

Southwark Council's Leader has invited the minister who will ultimately decide the fate of the area’s public services to see what cuts will do to the borough.

Council seeks to reduce spending by sharing barristers with neighbouring authority

Published on 6 July 2010

Southwark Council is set to take the first step towards a radical sharing of back office functions, with its cabinet due to make a decision on a plan to jointly buy in barrister services with Lambeth.

Southwark Council response to budget: three boroughs investigate shared services

Published on 23 June 2010

The day after the Chancellor revealed his emergency budget; three inner city London councils have set in train a formal process which could lead to a radical sharing of back office functions.

New Mayor of Southwark elected

Major Tayo Situ

Published on 25 May 2010

Cllr Tayo Situ was elected Mayor of Southwark at the Annual Meeting of Council Assembly on 19 May 2010.

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