Decision details

Play Provision Scrutiny Review Final Report

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose of Report: To present the Executive with the final report arising from the Play Provision Scrutiny Review.

The Executive are asked to approve the recommendations arising from the review.


Resolved:     The Executive agree that:


(i)           A Best Practice Guide be introduced for Members containing a range of information (including those detailed in paragraph 40ii of the report), to be used when committing ward funds to the future development of community spaces schemes which incorporate play provision. 

(ii)          The Best Practice Guide be used to support Members when new open spaces improvement schemes come forward. For example the proposed playground capital investment schemes in 2017 (see paragraph 40vi of the report)

(iii)        An appropriate Member training package be introduced to provide members with the necessary skills toeffectively engage with children and young people in their local wards.

Reason:        To take the recommendations from the Scrutiny Task Group forward in order to facilitate future improvements to the neighbourhood working model.

Report author: Melanie Carr

Publication date: 16/03/2017

Date of decision: 16/03/2017

Decided at meeting: 16/03/2017 - Executive

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