Jim and I convene in the meeting room to review the new raft of central government performance measures, our CPA targets and local indcators. He's been trying to arrange a meeting of this sort with Policy Team since January. We're both a little concerned at doing this so late: the measuring period started 1st April. I think I've got everything set up for collecting the right data and we're both reasonably sure that the monitoring systems are OK. Neither of us have any faith that PT will take any notice of the data or even take any responsibility for non-performance.
Jim's mood is summed up at the beginning of the meeting.
"As we seem to be the only two people who care about the performance management of this library service I call this meeting to order."