The council's performance is monitored to show how objectives have been met and improvement has been achieved.

We use performance indicators to monitor our performance and some of these indicators are submitted to the Welsh Government for comparison to other authorities.   

Download the council's Annual Report 2018-2019 (pdf)

Improvement Plan 2016-18

We publish improvement objectives each year and assess our performance against these.

We also have to ensure that the objectives are published and available for public comment.

Newport City Council's Improvement Plan for 2016-2018 was agreed by Full Council on 26 April 2016 and sets out the overall improvement objectives the council has for the city and for itself as an organisation.

Download the Improvement Plan 2016-2018 (pdf) 

Download the Summary Improvement Plan 2016-2018 (pdf) 

Download the Annual Review of the Well-being Objectives and Improvement Plan 2017-2018 (pdf)  

The Improvement Plan objectives match these Corporate Plan (pdf) themes: 

  • Newport is a caring city
  • Newport is a fairer city
  • Newport is a learning and working city
  • Newport is a greener and healthier city
  • Newport is a safer city

Improvement Plan 2015-2016

Improvement Plan Reviews

Download the Annual Review of the Improvement Plan 2016-18 (pdf) 

Download the Annual Performance Review 2013-14 (pdf) 

Current performance  

Early year-end analysis 2016-2017 report for Cabinet (pdf) 

Corporate Assessment 

During February and March 2016 the Wales Audit Office reviewed the progress the council had made in implementing the Recommendations and Proposals for Improvement from the full Corporate Assessment in 2013 and the review from November and December 2014. 

Download the Corporate Assessment Review (pdf)  

Risk management

Download the council's Risk Update for Cabinet (pdf)