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Paper 7 - 31 January 2003 Meeting

ASSOCIATION OF HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT LOCAL AUTHORITIES

31 January 2003

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

Report by the Policy Manager

RECOMMENDATION

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 in the Annex.

ASSOCIATION MEETINGS

28 March

Ž Affordable Housing
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Community Strategies and Local Strategic Partnerships (LSPs)
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Report-back by Joint Authorities Gypsies and Travellers Panel.

6 June (AGM)

Ž Economic Partnerships - Chairman of the South East Economic Development Agency invited.

MEMBER EVENTS

8 July: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Safety Conference at St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, with workshops planned on:

Ž Anti-Social Behaviour
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Drugs Strategies
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Domestic Violence
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Race and Diversity
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Connexions and Youth Offending

(The Rt. Hon. John Denham MP, Home Office Minister, attending).

Date not yet fixed: Meeting with Home Office Minister for Community Policy, Lord Filkin, about the Treasury’s "cross-cutting review" of the role of the community and voluntary sector in service delivery. This will be for Members, Chief Officers and the community/voluntary sector.

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAFF

10 February

Half-day workshop for District Council staff engaged in CPA, hosted by Hart District Council

26 February

Half-day workshop for staff engaged in community strategies and LSPs facilitated by Hampshire County Council

WORKING WITH THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

Review of joint agenda currently under way (led by the Chief Environmental Health Officer, New Forest District Council) including such matters as abandoned vehicles.

NICK GOULDER
Policy Manager

Date: 17 January 2003
Annex: 1
Contact: Nick Goulder - 023 8068 8431, E-mail hiow@eastleigh.gov.uk

ANNEX

ASSOCIATION ACTION PLAN 2002-2003

Ž Prepare for Comprehensive Performance Assessment, building on the work carried out by Hampshire County Council and the Unitary Authorities

Ž Develop the pattern and consultative arrangements for local strategic partnerships and community strategies across the area

Ž Develop Health Scrutiny arrangements alongside the Strategic Health Authority

Ž Develop the new Hampshire and Isle of Wight arrangements for safer communities

Ž Follow up the Local Government White Paper, especially "capacity-building" with South East Employers and IDeA

Ž Support the campaign for adequate funding to reflect extra costs in the South East

Ž Review action being taken on some key concerns of member authorities:

- affordable housing and key worker housing
- provision of care and nursing homes
- parking standards in new housing developments

Ž Support and promote locally the strategic and organisational objectives of the Local Government Association (set out in the LGA business plan) and consider whether to incorporate the Association as the Hampshire and Isle of Wight LGA.

Last update: 21/01/2003
Author: Nick Goulder, Policy Manager

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