Service Reviews - Developing Successful and Inclusive Communities

Overview

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
 

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Results

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.

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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
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Your (60) respones were gratefully received and will form part of the decision making process.
We did
Views from the budget consultation and the service review dialogues were made available to the council decision makers to  ensure they were fully informed of any relevant concerns prior to the drafting of the business plan and budget.  A summary of the feedback from consultation can be found in the consultation chapter of the Council Business Plan on the council’s website.

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Key Dates

Consultation is Closed

Ran from 2 Oct 2013 to 15 Nov 2013

Other Information

Areas:

  • CITY-WIDE

Audience:

  • All residents,
  • Young people,
  • Older people,
  • Disabled people,
  • Council tenants,
  • Internet users,
  • Parents/Carers/Guardians,
  • Older people,
  • People with Disabilities,
  • People with Learning Disabilities,
  • Homeless,
  • Local Residents,
  • Age All,
  • Public Sector Bodies,
  • Faith groups,
  • Community groups,
  • Voluntary Organisations,
  • Staff,
  • Service user groups,
  • Newly arrived groups

Interests:

  • Spending,
  • Democracy and Participation,
  • advocacy,
  • Children & Young People,
  • Older people issues,
  • Voluntary Sector,
  • Health & Wellbeing,
  • Arts & Culture,
  • Libraries,
  • Parks & Green Spaces,
  • Children’s Centres,
  • Early Years,
  • Housing,
  • Homelessness,
  • parks