Reform, Devolution and Improvement

Purpose

The purpose of the network is to build member capacity in relation to devolution, growth deals, new burdens, community planning and performance management.

Councillor Mark Glasgow Chair

Network Members - Cllr Mark Glasgow (MU) Chair, Cllr Sean McPeake (MU) Vice-Chair, Cllr Philip Smith (A&ND), Cllr Kevin Savage (ABC), Cllr Geraldine McAteer (BCC), Cllr Aaron Callan (CCG), Cllr Paul Fleming (D&S), Cllr Paul Blake (F&O), Ald Stephen Martin (LCCC) and Cllr Beth Adger (MEA). 

Lobbying for the necessary (and still outstanding) legislation, guidance and support for councils in relation to local government reform, community planning and well-being

Democratic Scrutiny of: Departmental and partner organisation input into the design, delivery and resourcing of the Programme for Government, devolution/reform augmentation, growth deals, community planning, performance management, collaboration and improvement, and financial systems and policies

Monitoring the progress of and supporting the LG input into the Partnership Panel/Central – Local Forum in relation to its regional role

Building member capacity in relation to devolution, growth deals, new burdens, community planning and performance management.  Design and provision of necessary regional member development events on relevant issues. Developing regional guidance on the new elected member role, including ‘commissioning’ and other ‘outward facing’ activity. Continued lobbying to develop a partnership role for local government within an integrated government approach.

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