IDeA Workshop, Identifying And Delivering Local Priorities

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  • 1. National Sector Led Forum on Community Cohesion and Integration 27 February 2008 Workshop Identifying and Delivering Local Priorities Dean Taylor Strategic Director, Safer & Stronger Communities Buckinghamshire County Council
  • 2. Neighbourhoods & Place in the County Context What Bucks is doing
    • Getting Closer to Communities (GC2C)
      • Vision & Objectives
      • How the Strategy can Support Cohesion
    • “Pride in Bucks”: an approach to place shaping?
    • Workshop Questions
  • 3. 1 Getting Closer to Communities Vision
    • Partners in Buckinghamshire
    • will work together to achieve:
      • Services tailored to the priorities of 19 local areas
      • Genuine and increased influence by residents over local decisions and budgets
      • More accessible and integrated local services
      • Strengthened local leadership across the three tiers of local government
  • 4. Getting Closer to Communities Five Aims JOINED UP LOCAL PUBLIC SERVICES IMPROVED LOCAL ACCESS TO PUBLIC SERVICES SERVICES THAT MEET COMMUNITY NEEDS INCREASED COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT ENHANCED COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP COMMUNITIES
  • 5. What difference will GC2C make?
    • The Aims will meet the future agenda:
      • Comprehensive Area Assessment
      • Community empowerment
      • Place shaping: safer and stronger communities
      • Role of Members as community leaders
    • And, support cohesion and integration….
  • 6. Supporting cohesion and integration…
    • Services that meet community needs :
      • Needs analysis
      • Residents’ survey
      • Tailor services to address low take up, or vulnerable groups
      • Reduce inequalities
  • 7. Supporting cohesion and integration…
    • Joined up public services :
      • Area structures that deliver joined up services for residents
      • Shared understanding of the cohesion issues for the 19 areas
      • Better outcomes for residents by public services working together
  • 8. Supporting cohesion and integration…
    • Improved local access :
      • Using children's centres (etc) to “push” services in areas of low take up
      • Targeted access to information and services
      • Greater consistency of access across the county (customer information points in the 19 areas)
  • 9. Supporting cohesion and integration…
    • Increased community empowerment :
      • “ Better engagement, better decisions, better services, better communities”
      • 19 local community plans, including actions on cohesion and integration
      • More (targeted) residents are actively engaged
      • “ Pathfinder” approach, join up engagement
  • 10. Supporting cohesion and integration…
    • Enhanced community leadership :
      • Matters affecting the community are considered locally
      • Partners meet in one forum to agree local priorities
      • Visible and stronger local leadership by local Members across the 3 tiers
  • 11. 2 “Pride in Bucks”: an approach to Place Shaping?
    • How can we improve quality of life of residents?
    • We all want to be happy, safe, valued, to belong
    • “Place” matters in all of this:
      • distinctive and constant
    • Consequences of not addressing this:
      • signals and negative outcomes
  • 12. “ Pride in Bucks”: an approach to Place Shaping?
    • Broad outcomes we want to see:
      • Places for people… interaction
      • Cleaner and safer places
      • Belonging.. identity & pride
      • Empowerment.. local action
    • The importance of the environment:
      • “ the virtuous circle”
  • 13. “ Pride in Bucks”: Building a picture of the locality…
    • Establishing the “vital signs” of the place:
      • History - Buildings
      • Local services - Open space
      • Customs and traditions - Local institutions
      • Feel of the place - Growth pressures
    • Member led, with community engagement
    • Apply a policy framework where we can make a difference (eg: cohesion, safety, growth)….
    • … . Tailored actions for the locality
  • 14. “ Pride in Bucks” Model
    • PLACE MATTERS
    • Distinctive
    • Culture/Traditions/History
    • Environment
    • Quality of Life
    • LOCAL AUTHORITY ROLE
    • Shaping the local vision
    • Service actions to improve the neighbourhood
    • Partnerships to improve outcomes
    • Employer contributions
    • ENVIRONMENT MATTERS
    • Good environment
    • People feel safer
    • Pride increases
    • Engagement increases
    • Cohesion/belonging increases
    • DELIVERING OUTCOMES
    • Building a picture of the area
    • Checklist of “vital signs”
    • Sources of local information
    • Policy framework
    • Local Community Plan
    • Performance Management
    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
    • OUTCOMES
    • Places for people… interaction
    • Cleaner and safer places
    • Belonging.. identity & pride
    • Empowerment.. local action
  • 15. “ Pride in Bucks”: Potential to deliver?
    • An opportunity to put Members centre stage
    • Evidence for the CAA we are identifying local needs
    • Localised (x19) Local Area Agreement targets
    • Mechanism to identify key issues for the 19 Local Community Plans
    • Community engagement and citizen involvement in local actions to protect or enhance quality of life –potentially local Charters
  • 16. 3 Workshop Questions….
    • How can a locality or place shaping approach to engagement and service delivery produce real benefits for cohesion and integration?
    • How can place shaping be used to put Elected Members “centre stage” in their communities?