Brecon Beacons National Park Authority held an Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday 17th February, to consider the recommendations of Audit Wales, following their review of the delivery of the Authority’s Change Programme.
Audit Wales have made a number of recommendations in the following areas:
- Drive forward the Change Programme
- Strengthen Governance
- Strengthen decision making
Members accepted the recommendations of Audit Wales and agreed that a detailed action plan be drawn up by senior officers and members to address the recommendations, which will be reviewed and monitored as set out in the report by the Audit and Scrutiny Committee.
Gareth Ratcliffe, Chair of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
“We consider this review as an opportunity to show commitment to effective change within the organisation and restore confidence internally and externally. Members of the Authority are looking forward to working with the new Chief Executive and management team to deliver our ambitions as set out in the draft National Park Management Plan, focusing on Landscape and Nature Recovery, Inspiring People and Places and Sustainable Rural Communities, whilst also supporting recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.”