10/588performance of the service. Under the terms of the Statutory Instrument, theCouncil is required to report annually to the DfT on enforcement statistics.This report provides an overview of the performance of the service for theyear to the 31 March 2010.1.2 Reporting is an important part of accountability. Monitoring also provides theCouncil with management information for performance evaluation and helpsto identify where it needs to improve its Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE)operation.1.3 Enforcement authorities are expected to produce an annual report about their enforcement activities within six months of the end of each financial year. Thereport is required to be published.
2. CORPORATE AIMS/PRIORITIES AND THE COMMUNITY PLAN
2.1 The parking function relates to the following Corporate Objectives:Objective 5: To develop tourism and improve opportunities for leisureObjective 7: To help deliver an integrated transport system2.2 In addition the key objectives of CPE are:To keep traffic moving through improving:
Enforcement of loading restrictions and bus stops
Enforcement of designated parking spaces, including disabled bays,taxi bays and residents parking zones
Ensure compliance with parking regulations
Links to integrated transport strategies and policies (includingsupporting park and ride services)
3. BACKGROUND AND ISSUES
3.1 This year the Annual Report has been produced as separate to the coveringreport and is shown as the Appendix to this report.3.2 It should be noted that statistical information is taken from a ‘live’ systemwhich updates daily. The figures in this report are correct as at the 22
4.1 Enforcement authorities are expected to produce an annual report about their enforcement activities within six months of the end of each financial year. Thereport should be published and as a minimum it should cover the financial,statistical and other data.