Decision details

Community Budgets

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Phase II of the Local Government Resource Review. Terms of reference due to be issued January 2011 but not yet received from DCLG, although the lead department is DFE. Pilot of 16 local authorities commenced April 2011.


A report by the Director of Finance informed that Community Budgets are seen by the Government as the means by which local public service partners work together to redesign services across boundaries to maximise the resources available to improve service delivery.


The Government recently announced details of an expansion of the Community Budgets programme around Families With Multiple Problems and future more radical pilots giving communities greater control over services.




That the Council be recommended to express an interest in becoming part of the Community Budgets programme.

Publication date: 06/09/2011

Date of decision: 01/09/2011

Decided at meeting: 01/09/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/09/2011

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