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					                                       REGIONAL SOCIAL STRATEGY : Thematic Action Plan Monitoring                                                           Appendix 1
Year 1 Actions - (by March 2005)


                  Action                        Outcome                          Milestone           Lead organisation Q     Risk   Progress Against Risk                  Progress to Date
    Apply a Sustainable                Improved policy integration to   Use of toolkit to assess all EERA (Laurna
SO1 Development Toolkit to ensure a    promote sustainable              major public sector policies Compton)          Q1
    balance between economic,          development and reduced          and projects for impact on
    social and environmental policy    income inequalities              inequalities                                   Q2
    objectives to help address
    income inequalities
                                                                                                                       Q3

                                                                                                                       Q4
      Support the development of       Community and social         Social Enterprise Action        EEDA (Dave
SO2 community and social               enterprises able to access   Plan Written                    Parratt)           Q1
      enterprises across the region    appropriate sources of                                                                                               IIC funding approved in early Sept 04 for Social
                                       finance and business support                                                                                         Enterprise East of England (SEEE) to lead
                                       to help them develop and                                                                                             development of regional social enterprise
                                       grow; enhanced employment                                                                                            strategy and action plan. Due for completion by
                                                                                                                       Q2                                   March 2004.
                                       opportunities for people
                                       facing barriers to                                                              Q3
                                       employment                                                                      Q4

                                                                        SEEE incorporated and                          Q1
                                                                        viewed as the strategic                                                             SEEE applying for incorporation using a co-
                                                                        body for delivering the                                                             operative model. County based sub-regional
                                                                        Action Plan in EoE                                                                  social enterprise networks being supported
                                                                                                                                                            through IIC and action 3 of SSEER EQUAL
                                                                                                                       Q2                                   funding as delivery bodies for SEEE.
                                                                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                                       Q4

      Co-ordinate cross-government     More holistic service delivery Individual authorities        GO-East/EERA
      approach to children and young   in response to the needs of analyse their activity with      (Sue Lowe/Laurna
SO3 people's issues in response to     children and young people      respect to ECM and            Compton)           Q1
      the Green Paper, Every Child                                    identify common issues,
      Matters (ECM)                                                   blockages and                                                                         Considerable work with regional stakeholders
                                                                      opportunities                                    Q2                                   Group supported by GO-East


                                                                                                                       Q3

                                                                                                                       Q4
                                       Increased access to quality      A review document and       Regional Sure Start
                                       childcare and support for all    gap analysis                Team with GO-East
                                       parents, linked to ECM                                       (Sue Lowe)          Q1

                                                                                                                                                            Children's Centre plans are being rolled out in the
                                                                                                                                                            reigon. Work is also cintinuing to prepare 2005-
                                                                                                                                                            08 Children's Fund plans with programmes in the
                                                                                                                                                            region and with local authorities to support
                                                                                                                       Q2                                   delivery of the wider Sure Start agenda.
    Support the development of
    early years programmes and                                                                                         Q3
    interventions based on regional                                                                                    Q4
    good practice, e.g. Sure Start
SO4 Contribute to the local skills for Improved level of adult          Overall poor skills level   LSCs               Q1
    life targets by delivering a range literacy, language and           reduced by:         -
    of literacy, language and          numeracy in the region           800,000 by 2004 (11.4%)
    numeracy programmes across
    the region, as identified in the
    FRESA and local Learning and
    Skills Council's literacy and
    numeracy plans
      Contribute to the local skills for Improved level of adult    Overall poor skills level
      life targets by delivering a range literacy, language and     reduced by:         -
      of literacy, language and          numeracy in the region     800,000 by 2004 (11.4%)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For the period April 2001-July 2003 the number
      numeracy programmes across                                                                                                                                                                                                of achievers is 38,000 against the 2004 milestone
      the region, as identified in the                                                                                                                                                                                          of 80,000. The data for July 2003-August 2004
      FRESA and local Learning and                                                                                     Q2                                                                                                       will be available in Nov. 2004.
      Skills Council's literacy and
      numeracy plans
                                                                                                                       Q3

                                                                                                                       Q4



    Establish a regional Forum to   Reduced inequalities and        (1) Preliminary partnership   (1)Multi-agency
    promote active Ageing as a      overall improved inclusion of   development work              steering group led
    mechanism for reducing the risk older people                    (2) Regional Forum for        by Age Concern
SO5 of social exclusion of older                                    Ageing established taking     Eastern Region       Q1
    people                                                          account of future
                                                                    sustainability needs          (2)Multi-agency
                                                                                                  steering group led
                                                                                                  by Age Concern
                                                                                                  Eastern Region       Q2

                                                                                                                       Q3

                                                                                                                       Q4
      Take forward ageing priorities    Increased labour market     Priority areas for action     Multi-agency group
      identified in the FRESA           participation               agreed with stakeholders      led by Jobcentre
                                                                                                  Plus (Neil Wood)   Q1

                                                                                                                       Q2                                                                                                       Priority areas of action agreed with stakeholders.
                                                                                                                          Transnational bid to Brussels for E3.5 million
                                                                                                                          was declined on the grounds that Brussels did
                                                                                                                          not recognise EEDA as a government body.
                                                                                                                          Currently appealing decision. If funding not
                                                                                                                          secured through Europe, group will need to     Currently appealing decision. If funding not secured
                                                                                                                          consider the feasibility of progressing the    through Europe, group will need to consider the
                                                                                                                       Q3 project.                                       feasibility of progressing the project
                                                                                                                       Q4
      Support Crime & Disorder          Reduced crime and re-       Regional conference           GO-East (Sue
      Partnerships and Drug Action      offending                   dissemination programme       Lowe)
      Teams (DATs) in priority areas
      and disseminate good practice.                                                                                   Q1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A series of networking and training events have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                been offered to CDRPs and Dats between April-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sept covering subjects such as domestic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                violence, anti-social behaviour, burglary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                reduction and prolific offenders. Two editions of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                'Outlook', the CS&RU newslett, have been widely
                                                                                                                       Q2                                                                                                       circulated across the region.
                                                                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                                       Q4




      Develop the skills of           Improved skills among         RCE established               EEDA (Dave
SO6 professionals involved in urban   regeneration and urban                                      Parratt)             Q1
      design and regeneration through development professionals
      a Regional Centre of
      Excellence.
      Develop the skills of           Improved skills among            RCE established
      professionals involved in urban regeneration and urban
      design and regeneration through development professionals
      a Regional Centre of                                                                                                                                                        Business plan prepared. Business case
      Excellence.                                                                                                                                                                 considered by RCE Advisory Group in Sept
                                                                                                                                                                                  2004. To be considered by EEDA Board in Oct.
                                                                                                                Q2 Low risk                                                       2004. Agree Business Plan by end 2004


                                                                                                                Q3

                                                                                                                Q4
    Promote policies aimed at             Reduced need to travel and   Publication of RPG14      EERA (Laurna
SO7 providing opportunities for the       enhanced access to local                               Compton)       Q1
    closer location of homes, jobs        jobs and services
    and services and better                                                                                     Q2
    accessibility through public
    transport, cycling and walking
                                                                                                                Q3
    with in the Regional Transport
    Strategy
                                                                                                                Q4

      Implement the action plan     Social enterprises and             Evaluation of best practice EEDA (Dave
      developed from research on    excluded individuals have          in addressing social        Parratt)     Q1
      community development finance access to advice and               inclusion. Disseminate
                                    financial services                 information on appropriate
                                                                       sources of finances
                                                                       through mainstream                                     Steering Group from CDFI research ('Lend Me Your
                                                                       business, voluntary sector                             Fears') taking forward regional conference on
                                                                       and social enterprise                                  community development finance in association with
                                                                       support agencies and                                   the CDFA. Event date planned for 1st Dec. in Ely.
                                                                       networks                                               Aimed at policy-makers, Loc. Auths and potential
                                                                                                                              clients. Conference will lead to action plan for
                                                                                                                Q2            implementing strategic level recommendations



                                                                                                                Q3



                                                                                                                Q4



      Develop a framework for             Greater community            Framework developed and COVER (Sally
SO8 increasing community                  participation                piloted                 Dyson)           Q1
      participation within multi-agency
      partnerships                                                                                                                                                                Research completed which looked at
                                                                                                                                                                                  development of COMPACTs across the region
                                                                                                                                                                                  and the extent to which COMPACTs are
                                                                                                                                                                                  influencing other areas of work, specifically LSPs.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Developing case studies on quality compact
                                                                                                                Q2                                                                working in the region.


                                                                                                                Q3

                                                                                                                Q4
Year 2 Actions (by March 2006)


    Action                              Outcome                        Milestone                   Lead Organisation Q      Risk   Progress Against Risk   Progress to Date
    Encourage local authorities in      Increased understanding of     Survey of local authority   EERA (Laurna
SO1 the EoE to use their new            local social exclusion         action plans to deal with   Compton)          Q1
    community leadership powers to      problems and follow through    social exclusion
    promote the development of          to service delivery                                                            Q2
    local policies and initiatives to
    tackle social exclusion
                                                                                                                       Q3

                                                                                                                       Q4
      Review the evidence of low pay Reduced percentage of low- (1)Determining agreed          EERA (Laurna
SO2 to identify opportunities for    paid workers in the region priorities for regional action Compton)                Q1
      regional action                                           on low pay                                             Q2
                                                                (2)Survey of migrant                                   Q3
                                                                worker employment in the                               Q4
                                                                EoE                            EEDA (Dave
                                                                                                   Parratt)            Q1
                                                                                                                                                           London Metropolitan University (Working Lives
                                                                                                                                                           Institute) appointed to carry out research on
                                                                                                                       Q2                                  migrant workers. Completion by March 2005.
                                                                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                                       Q4
    Supporting schools in signing up Increased educational             Stepped targets over 3      Accredited Local
    to and achieving the National    attainment and improved           years to 2006               Healthy School
    Healthy Schools Standard in all health participation                                           Partnership (Val
SO3 schools with 20% free school                                                                   Moore)              Q1
    meals (501 schools)                                                                                                Q2

                                                                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                                       Q4
      Develop a regional response to    Increased educational          Regional Priorities for     HDA (Val Moore)     Q1
      the national evaluation of        attainment and improved        action                                                                              Dissemination of national evalutation in the
      National Healthy School           health participation                                                                                               region: Local NHSS partnerships briefed, May
      Standard                                                                                                                                             04. Briefing being sent to various audiences
                                                                                                                                                           early Oct. 04 Presentations to Directors of Public
                                                                                                                                                           Health Sept. 04. Meeting with SHA children
                                                                                                                       Q2                                  leads arranged.
                                                                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                                       Q4

      Promote the development of        Reduced teenage                Percentage reduction in     HDA/DfES &
      Sexual Health & Relationship      conceptions and achieve        incidence of teenage        accredited Local
      Education (SRE) linked to the     improved quality of life for   pregnancy                   Healthy School
      Healthy Schools standards         teenage parents                                            Partnerships (Val
                                                                                                   Moore)              Q1
                                                                                                                                                           Regional review of all local teenage pregnancy
                                                                                                                                                           performance over 2003-04 and plans for 2004-05
                                                                                                                                                           was completed on time, and feedback provided to
                                                                                                                       Q2                                  local partnerships.


                                                                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                                       Q4
      Review youth work Personal &       Examples of 'What works'        Evidence review and             GO-East to
      Social Development                 supports improvement of         dissemination to voluntary      facilitate
      Programmes in the light of         youth work in the Eastern       and statutory youth             professional
      evidence emerging from the         region linked with ECM          services                        networks with
                                                                                                         LAYSER and
      Youth Development pilots and
                                                                                                         VYSER (Sue Lowe) Q1
      explore implications for the EoE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This is a Year 2 Action Point and has not yet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                been scoped. The Youth Development Pilots
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                have only been up and running since Spring
                                                                                                                            Q2                                                                                                  2004.


                                                                                                                            Q3

                                                                                                                            Q4

      Develop a regional youth work      Sustained youth work            Improved networking in          EERA to support
      unit for the statutory and         provision integrated into the   short term, regional unit       work with local
      voluntary youth sector             development of services re:     scoped and developed in         authorities and
                                         ECM                             medium term                     involve LAYSER &
                                                                                                         VYSER (Laurna
                                                                                                         Compton)]          Q1
                                                                                                                            Q2

                                                                                                                            Q3
                                                                                                                            Q4
      Develop ways of delivering         Greater range of appropriate Audit of provision mapping DfES (Andrea
SO4 literacy, language and numeracy provision for excluded groups                                        Mearing)           Q1
      to excluded groups                                                                                                    Q2
                                                                                                                            Q3
                                                                                                                            Q4
    Establish a regional forum to   Reduced inequalities and             Clear priorities for regional   Regional Forum on
    promote active ageing as a      overall improved inclusion of        action including Forum's        Ageing with
    mechanism for reducing the risk older people                         advocacy and scrutiny role      leadership as
    of social exclusion of older                                         in relation to social           agreed by its
SO5 people                                                               exclusion issues
                                                                                                         members           Q1

                                                                                                                                 Project funding required for 4 years from end   Bid to EEDA IIC in preparation. HAD and EERA   Launch of Regional Forum (now called FUTURE
                                                                                                                            Q2 2004 to sustain work                              underwriting cost of launch event in October   EAST) on 5th October 04.


                                                                                                                            Q3
                                                                                                                            Q4
      Take forward ageing priorities     Increased labour market         Work with international     Multi-agency group
      identified in the FRESA            participation                   partners to stimulate       led by Jobcentre
                                                                         demand from employers       Plus (Neil Wood)   Q1
                                                                         and seek to match it with a
                                                                         skilled workforce                              Q2

                                                                                                                            Q3
                                                                                                                            Q4
      Promote the findings of the HDA      More informed and              (1)Regional conference on (1)HDA (Val Moore)    Q1
      national pre-retirement pilots and   supported choices about        retirement choices                              Q2
      encourage effective local action     retirement amongst 50+ age     (2)Clear priorities for
                                                                                                                          Q3
      based on this evidence               group                          delivery of pre-retirement
                                                                          advice to those at risk of                      Q4
                                                                          social exclusion           (2)HDA (Val Moore)   Q1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sept-Nov 04: HAD expertise provided to Reg.
                                                                                                                                                                       Establish case for continuation of 3-year   Health Strategy launch and workinggroups on
                                                                                                                          Q2 HAD due to merge with NICE during 2005-06 commitment to this area of work             Adults and Older people.
                                                                                                                          Q3
                                                                                                                          Q4
      Supporting delivery of affordable Meeting needs identified in       As identified in RHS        Regional Housing
SO6 housing and other priorities        the Regional Housing                                          Board               Q1
      relating to social inclusion      Strategy
      identified in the Regional
      Housing Strategy, specifically:                                                                                     Q2
      Meeting the Decent Homes
      Standard and those relating to
      the needs of: refugees, BME
      communities, homeless people                                                                                        Q3
      and those in need of support


                                                                                                                          Q4

      Commission research into the         Increased understanding of     Research report             EERA (Laurna
      housing needs of: Refugees;          the issues and opportunities                               Compton)            Q1
      Migrant Workers in the region        and priorities for action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Refugee housing needs: invitation to tender
                                                                                                                          Q2                                                                                       issued. Closes 21st October, 2004.


                                                                                                                          Q3
                                                                                                                          Q4
      To actively promote the              High quality networks of       Production of a           English Nature
      development of strategic             greenspace for local           greenspace master plan    (David Knight)        Q1
      networks of greenspace that          communities that meet          for one Growth Area (area
      benefit physical and mental well-    English Nature's accessible    to be decided)
      being, particularly in areas of      natural greenspace
      deprivation, by providing for        standards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The London-Stansted Cambridge-Peterborough
      more contact with nature for all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   growth area was chosen with the Peterborough
      across the Sustainable                                                                                                                                                                                       sub-region identified as the focus for the
      Communities Plan Growth Areas                                                                                                                                                                                masterplan preparation. Overarching partnership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   needs to be formed with steering group to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   formed to oversee bid to the ODPM. Wider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   partnership still to be finalised. Approaches to be
                                                                                                                             Overarching partnership needs to e formed.                                            made to GO, EERA, EEDA, Sport, English
                                                                                                                             A steering group to be formed to oversee bid                                          Heritage, Community groups, health, transport
                                                                                                                          Q2 to ODPM.                                                                              and education sectors



                                                                                                                          Q3



                                                                                                                          Q4

      Delivery of the priorities            - Effective re-integration of Publication of a Strategy   GO-East (Sue
      identified in the implementation     ex-offenders into the           for the Resettlement of    Lowe)               Q1
      of the Regional Resettlement         community                     - Offenders in the East of
      Strategy                             Reduction in re-offending       England
                                           rates
Delivery of the priorities          - Effective re-integration of Publication of a Strategy
identified in the implementation   ex-offenders into the           for the Resettlement of
of the Regional Resettlement       community                     - Offenders in the East of                         Consultation draft published. Consultation closes
Strategy                           Reduction in re-offending       England                                     Q2   1st Nov. 2004.
                                   rates                                                                       Q3
                                                                                                               Q4

Develop a Co-ordinated, cross-     More co-ordinated, coherent Government Office Action GO-East (Gina
Government approach to             regional government         Plan                     Radford)               Q1
tackling inequalities              approach to tackling health                                                                                                          The draft Government Office Action Plan,
                                   inequalities                                                                                                                         Equitable East, has been completed and is now
                                                                                                               Q2                                                       waiting to go to the GO-Board for approval.
                                                                                                               Q3
                                                                                                               Q4

Develop a Regional Public          Reduction in health            Priorities identified for    EERA (Gina
Health Strategy                    inequalities in the region     tackling health inequalities Radford, DoH)   Q1
                                                                                                               Q2
                                                                                                               Q3
                                                                                                               Q4
    Encourage local authorities to co- More community-focused        Ensure next round of Local   EERA/GO-East
    operate across administrative      service planning and delivery Transport Plans reflect      (Laurna
    boundaries to deliver transport                                  RPG sub-regions              Compton/Sue
SO7 solutions that will support social                                                            Lowe)          Q1
    inclusion
                                                                                                                      Preliminary meetings held with local authorities to
                                                                                                                      advance on latest guidance including cross-
                                                                                                                 Q2   boundary working.


                                                                                                                 Q3

                                                                                                                 Q4
    Develop communications plan to More informed debate,            Communications Plan           EERA (Laurna
SO8 support asylum seeker and      discussion and decision                                        Compton)       Q1
    refugee integration            making                                                                        Q2
                                                                                                                 Q3
                                                                                                                 Q4
Year 3 Actions (by March 2007)


    Action                               Outcome                            Milestone                      Lead Organisation Q         Risk                                          Progress Against Risk                              Progress to Date
    Supporting people into               To increase the job entry rate     An increase in the             Jobcentre Plus with
    employment through training and      of disadvantaged people,           numbers of disadvantaged       EEDA (Neil
SO1 other initiatives                    particularly lone parents and      people obtaining and           Wood/Dave           Q1
                                         people with disabilities and ill   retaining employment by        Parratt)
                                         health                             making best use of the                                                                                                                                      Mapping complete for lone parents, sick and
                                                                            New Deals and other                                                                                                                                         disabled, older workers, residents of high
                                                                            relevant programmes                                      Incomplete data on disadvantaged groups                                                            unemployment wards, ethnic minorities, refugees,
                                                                                                                                     due to data on some customer groups not                                                            partners of claimants, homeless people.
                                                                                                                                     being easily available. Consequently, activity Working with partners to identify sources of data   Incomplete for low and no basic skills, substance
                                                                                                                                  Q2 to target priority groups potentially unfocused. where missing.                                    abusers and ex-offenders.


                                                                                                                                  Q3

                                                                                                                                  Q4



      Increase take-up of welfare        Increase in household     Increased take-up of                    Legal Service
      benefits by supporting the         income of those in low    benefits                                Commision(LSC)
      provision of information and       income/unwaged households                                         with Citizens Advice
      advice, including legal help                                                                         (East Region) in
                                                                                                           partnership with
                                                                                                           accredited local
                                                                                                           advice providers
                                                                                                                                  Q1
                                                                                                                                  Q2
                                                                                                                                  Q3
                                                                                                                                  Q4
      Maximise benefits of public        Socially responsible                                              DH/NHS                 Q1
      sector employment and              employment and
      procurement practices              procurement practices              Pilot project to evaluate
                                                                                                                                  Q2
                                         across public sector               the benefits of corporate
                                         organisations in the region        social responsibilities in
                                                                            the relevant parts of the                             Q3
                                                                            NHS                                                   Q4
SO4 Contribute to the local Skills for   Improved level of adult            Overall poor skills level      Local LSCs
      Life targets by delivering a range literacy, language and             reduced by:                -                          Q1
      of literacy, language and          numeracy in the region             160,000 by 2007 (22.9%)
      numeracy programmes across
      the region, as identified in the                                                                                            Q2
      FRESA and local Learning and
      Skills Council's literacy and                                                                                               Q3
      numeracy delivery plans
                                                                                                                                  Q4



      Boost Skills for Life learning   Increased demand for                 200,000 (+66.6%)               Local LSCs             Q1
      opportunities to excluded groups learning from people from            additional learning                                   Q2
                                       excluded groups                      opportunities
                                                                                                                                  Q3
                                                                                                                                  Q4
      Develop awareness and training       Greater involvement of       2000 (+100%) trained     LSCs + Regional
      for frontline staff to enable them   agencies to support          frontline staff          Teacher Training
      to identify adults with literacy,    increased take up of                                  Project(managed
      language and numeracy needs          provision, which will also                            by Assoc. of
                                                                                                 Colleges in Eastern
      and offer guidance and               impact on attainment and
                                                                                                 Region)             Q1
      provisions                           participation levels

                                                                                                                    Q2

                                                                                                                    Q3

                                                                                                                    Q4
      Take forward ageing priorities       Increased labour market      To review outcome of     Multi-agency group
      identified in the FRESA                                           implementation and wider let by Jobcentre
SO5                                                                     application              Plus (Neil Wood)   Q1
                                                                                                                    Q2
                                                                                                                    Q3
                                                                                                                    Q4
    Support local authorities in           Adoption of best practice    GO-East assessment of    EERA/Go-East
    assessing the impact on social                                      local Transport Plans    (Laurna
    inclusion of Local Transport                                                                 Compton/Sue
SO7 Plans                                                                                        Lowe)              Q1
                                                                                                                          Preliminary meetings held with local authorities to
                                                                                                                          advise on latest guidance including accessibility
                                                                                                                    Q2    planning.
                                                                                                                    Q3
                                                                                                                    Q4
                   REGIONAL SOCIAL STRATEGY: Inter-Agency Action Plan Monitoring

Year 2 Action (by March 2006)

Action             Outcome               Milestone          Lead Organisation Q    Risk   Progress against Risk
Improved co-       Reduced               EoE Funder's       EERA (working     Q1
ordination to      duplication,increas   Forum to           with EoE Funder's Q2
make best use of   ed impact in          influence          Forum)
                                                                              Q3
external funding   disadvantaged         mainstream and
                   communities           regional funding                     Q4

Evaluate and       Improved quality      (1) Map sources Go-East             Q1
apply lessons      and effectiveness     of
from NR areas,     of programmes         evidence/good
NDC,               designed to           practice across
Neighbourhood      empower               the region
Management         communities           (2)
                                         dissemination of
                                         national
                                         evaluation of NR
                                         programmes




                                                                             Q2

                                                                             Q3

                                                                             Q4
Promote social     Improved             Focused             EERA (with       Q1
impact             understanding of     learning event      EEDA/HAD
assessment         the potential impact
                                                                             Q2
methods which      of programmes on
involve            those who are
communities in     disadvantaged                                             Q3
project planning
Promote social     Improved             Focused          EERA (with
impact             understanding of     learning event   EEDA/HAD
assessment         the potential impact
methods which      of programmes on
involve            those who are
communities in     disadvantaged
project planning
                                                                        Q4
Capture, share     Improve the quality Seminar and       GO-East/EERA   Q1
and develop the    and effectiveness scoping paper
learning from      of local PSA
Local PSA          initiatives in
initiatives        responding to local
                   needs                                                Q2
                                                                        Q3
                                                                        Q4
Year 3 Actions (by March 2007)

Action                   Outcome          Milestone      Lead Organisation Q   Risk   Progress Against Risk
Robust              More systematic   publicly available EERA (with EEDA) Q1
evaluation to be    approach to       evaluations on
incorporated into   capturing and     major
all major           disseminating     programmes (eg
                                                                          Q2
programmes          learning          Investing in
                                      Communities)                        Q3
                                      followed by
                                      dissemination                       Q4
                                      events
         Progress to Date




Regional website is now live, with
searchable database of "shared
practice" (not yet fully assessed as
'good'). This goes byond NDC/NR
areas. 24 case studies currently.
Dissemination is ongoing. Currently
developing a training/development
programme for the GO and other
regional agency staff to embed
neighbourhood renewal skills. Aiming
to start delivering a menu of options -
from office-based learning to
practical/interactive sessions such as
project visits - by January 2005.
IDeA (the Improvement &
Development Agency) is now taking
this forward, via dissemination of
good practice at a series of
forthcoming events in the region.
Progress to Date