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Paper 7 - 26 September 2003 Meeting
ASSOCIATION OF HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT LOCAL AUTHORITIES
26 September 2003
Report by the Director
That the report be noted.
This report sets out our current work programme, based on the Action Plan agreed by Members for the year. Headlines of the Action Plan are given overleaf in the Annex.
28 November 2003, Upper Guildhall, Andover (hosted by Test Valley Borough Council)
Potential agenda includes:
ˇHampshire Material Resources Strategy and Project Integra
ˇLocal Strategic Partnerships and Community Strategies
ˇChildrens’ Green Paper ("Every Child Matters": issued 8 September)
ˇOffice of the Deputy Prime Minister: Capacity Building Project and Funding
28 October 2003: Affordable Housing Conference, Winchester Guildhall
17 December 2003: Conference on Public Health and Local Strategic Partnerships, Southampton Hilton Hotel.
CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAFF
Date to be fixed
Half-day workshop for staff engaged in Community Strategies and Local Strategic Partnerships
Date: 10 September 2003
Contact: Nick Goulder - 023 8068 8431, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSOCIATION ACTION PLAN 2003-2004
ˇFollowing new Planning legislation, ensure that the interests of Hampshire/Isle of Wight authorities are fully safeguarded and promoted in the new regional planning structure, and that arrangements are made to follow up the work of the Hampshire Structure Plan Joint Advisory Panel.
ˇProvide a strategic approach, and secure capacity-building funds, to enable appropriate training for member and staff development, working with South East Employers, and the Personnel Officers’ Group.
ˇContribute to the effectiveness of local strategic partnerships and community strategies by providing integrated training/development opportunities for LSP staff from all partner agencies and member authorities.
ˇContribute to the effectiveness of Health Overview and Scrutiny by developing authorities’ engagement with the NHS at the Hampshire/Isle of Wight level, by agreeing a structure for constructive overview across the area, and by providing a forum for public health development.
ˇImprove the current arrangements for Community Safety by providing a forum to enable the community safety partnerships across the area to work together, to share best practice, to monitor community safety and to influence strategic partners’ policy, practice and expenditure.
ˇEnsure all authorities are prepared for the next round of CPAs and demonstrate to inspecting authorities and partners excellent joint working at Hampshire/Isle of Wight level.
|Author:||Nick Goulder, Director|
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