Judges said: “The winning Council has shown sustained progress over a number of years, passing clear milestones. It has gone beyond basic service provision, adding significant value and demonstrating visible impact for the community.”
Chief Executive of Southend, Rob Tinlin said: “Strong performance management has been an essential part of the council’s improvement journey, and Covalent has played an increasingly important role supporting that progression over the last 4 to 5 years.”
Southend-on-Sea Council join the list of Covalent customers who have achieved Council of the Year awards, previous winners include West Lothian, Wychavon and Tunbridge Wells Councils.
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