Local authorities are required by the Localism Act (2011) to prepare an Authority Monitoring Report (AMR) on a regular basis.
Authorities can choose which targets and indicators to include in the report as long as they are in line with the relevant legislation.
The objectives of the AMR are to:
- Report on the Council’s progress towards meeting key targets and indicators (including housing delivery, affordable housing, employment and neighbourhood plans).
- Report on the Council’s progress in producing the Local Plan against the Local Development Scheme.
- Report on the Council’s progress in relation to the ‘Duty to Co-operate’ with other councils, bodies and organisations.
The most up-to-date AMR 2021 covers the period 2020–2021.