Service Reviews - Developing Successful and Inclusive Communities
The Review looked at council functions that aim to improve community life, build social capital, well-being and community engagement, in particular supporting the most disadvantaged residents.
Services included are:
• Libraries and Information: including strategic services and community libraries
• Community Development: including youth services, play services, lifelong learning and local car parks
• Community Support and Advice: including local advice, ward support and legal entitlement services
• Housing: including estate management, homelessness and repairs
• Health and Wellbeing: including parks and nature, grounds maintenance and public health.
We are seeking your views on the suggestions in the Service Review Green Paper: Developing Successful and Inclusive Communities, attached below
A summary of comments received on Developing Successful and Inclusive Communities is on page 5 of the Summary of Dialogue attached below, with more detail on page 31.
These were fed into a White Paper ‘Planning Birmingham’s Future and Budget Consultation 2014-15’ and the budget setting process for 2014/15.
The White Paper outlined plans for the future of the city council, showing how we can continue to work towards our objectives with far less money.
- Summary of Service Review Dialogue (all reviews), 168.5 kB (PDF document)