Local authorities in Scotland must demonstrate Best Value when delivering their services and show continuous improvement. 

The Council's Performance Section, based within the Policy, Planning and Performance Division, is responsible for performance management issues and our Best Value programme.

Work in this area is closely linked to the Accounts Commission's approach to auditing Best Value. Further guidance on Best Value Assurance reporting is produced by Audit Scotland.

There are three strands to delivering best value and improving performance:

Best value audits

The Council has been the subject of Best Value audits in 2006, 2010 and 2018. Visit the Audit Scotland website to view the reports.

Contact Information


Policy, Planning & Performance Division
London Road
East Ayrshire
Telephone: 01563 576075