Councillor Derek Osbourne, Leader of the Council Dean Tyler, Relationship Manager Kingston Strategic Partnership  Royal Bo...
One Norbiton One Slide Aspirations… “ To improve the lives of communities in Norbiton by giving them more control and infl...
Kingston and Norbiton
 
 
<ul><li>Local Integrated Services </li></ul><ul><li>Will help to improve  the lives of people in Norbiton people:  </li></...
Community view
Empowering the Community for Localism <ul><li>12 Week Community Development and Health Course, OCN accredited </li></ul><u...
One Norbiton
One Kingston – what our partners say
Kingston is the only area in the country to be involved in both the Neighbourhood Community Budget and Local Integrated Se...
Challenges <ul><li>Political  – working with Councillors to develop their roles as community leaders and provide clarity o...
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  • What we have done so far to get the community involved –Engagement activities, setting a journey planner and carrying out a prioritisation exercise
  • Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames - Civil Society Innovation Network 23 Feb 2012

    1. 1. Councillor Derek Osbourne, Leader of the Council Dean Tyler, Relationship Manager Kingston Strategic Partnership Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Civil Society Network 23 rd February 2012 One Norbiton : Two Pilots Local Integrated Services and Neighbourhood Community Budge ts
    2. 2. One Norbiton One Slide Aspirations… “ To improve the lives of communities in Norbiton by giving them more control and influence over the priorities and resources set for their area” “ To raise awareness across all residents and communities so that all have the opportunity to be informed and involved at the level of their choosing” <ul><li>… will be achieved by… </li></ul><ul><li>Testing the concept and co-designing a radical proposal for local service redesign </li></ul><ul><li>Aligning the objectives of two pilots: Neighbourhood Community Budgets and Local Integrated Services; </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping and pooling partner budgets in line with community priorities to take our activity to the next level in terms of devolving more power and influence to the local level. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Managing community and Member expectations (outcomes; pace of project; no budget) </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing capacity of partners to deliver </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness to engage at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness of budget holders at all levels to let go of  their budgets and devolve spending decisions to neighbourhood level </li></ul>
    3. 3. Kingston and Norbiton
    4. 6. <ul><li>Local Integrated Services </li></ul><ul><li>Will help to improve the lives of people in Norbiton people: </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a community voice and involve Norbiton community members in decisions about priority setting and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Pool money and resources together to form a single pot for community members to influence or control </li></ul><ul><li>Increase partnership working between agencies and with community members </li></ul>
    5. 7. Community view
    6. 8. Empowering the Community for Localism <ul><li>12 Week Community Development and Health Course, OCN accredited </li></ul><ul><li>Enable active learning and community development for active citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Learners gain new confidence, knowledge and skills; and pass these on and increases civil and civic participation </li></ul>“ It gave me the confidence to take on new roles serving my community”
    7. 9. One Norbiton
    8. 10. One Kingston – what our partners say
    9. 11. Kingston is the only area in the country to be involved in both the Neighbourhood Community Budget and Local Integrated Services pilots ….. Why? <ul><li>Local Integrated Services has made progress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With the community to identify priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With partners to test the extent to which we can map and pool budgets to target those outcomes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>But we are getting stuck specifically around accountancy; communications and community research </li></ul><ul><li>We need access to technical financial expertise to understand the scale of the budgets at partner and Government levels </li></ul><ul><li>Looking to the NCB pilot to help and also to take our activity to the next level in terms of devolving more power to the local level </li></ul>
    10. 12. Challenges <ul><li>Political – working with Councillors to develop their roles as community leaders and provide clarity on what we are seeking to empower the community to develop </li></ul><ul><li>Community – managing expectations, pace of project, no budget, ensuring representation </li></ul><ul><li>Partners – providing capacity at right level to engage with project </li></ul><ul><li>Officers – working within a new genuinely bottom up context </li></ul><ul><li>Government – chances of success depend on extent Whitehall are able to ‘let go’ of central budgets and devolve spending decisions to a local level. </li></ul>

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