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									Local Authority Agreements

       RegenWM Event
    Hardial Bhogal, Director
         5th June 2006
         Executive summary
• Round 3 commencing – guidance March 06
• Central/Local govt relationships
• Better outcomes locally – be ambitious
• Pooled funding, and performance driven
• LSP driven - break down organisational
  boundaries and effective collaboration
• Enabling measures for sustainable
  communities
          LAA – a definition

• 3 yr agreement
• Based on local Sustainable Community
  Strategies
• Sets priorities for local area
• Agreed by Govt, GOWM, LSP, and lead LA.
            Objectives of LAA

•   Improving central/local govt relations
•   Enhancing efficiency
•   Strengthen partnership working
•   Offers a framework to enhance LA community
    leadership role
     Direction of travel of LAA’s
• Initially to capture and rationalise area-based
  funding regimes, their bureaucracy, and
  monitoring
• 2nd round – more ambitious in scope
• Round 3 – will apply to all upper tier LA’s and
  CSR 2007 will influence eg will housing and
  mixed communities be included
• Mandatory and proposed new performance
  indicators to be suggested
            The 4 blocks

• Children and young people
• Safer and stronger communities
• Healthier communities and older
  people
• Economic development
              Contents of LAA
• Mandatory and other outcomes and indicators for
  each block
• Targets, and those for reward element
• Ring fenced targeting
• Pooling centrally and applying locally
• How people and third sector will be included
• Leads, roles and responsibilities in partnership
• Performance and risk management
• Enabling measures
• Intervention strategies for underperformance
      LAA performance reviews

• 6 monthly on outcomes, targets, and spend in
  each of the 4 blocks
• Strength of partnership working
• Performance management and delivery
  mechanisms
• Dealing with under-performance
• Involvement of third sector (VCS)
                  Other issues

•   Single pots
•   LAA Refresh
•   Support
•   Towns and cities
•   Rural areas
•   Cross-cutting issues
•   Equality and diversity
            Enabling measures
• To enable the achievement of better outcomes
• Existing EM’s and can also propose EM’s through a
  business case presented with GOWM – specifying
• Which block and outcome desired
• Description of EM
• Constraint being overcome
• Making a difference
• Reducing bureaucracy and increasing efficiency
• Other options

								
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