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Casual Play Scrutiny Review Final Report

Meeting: 18/01/2011 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11 (Item 146)

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This report presents the final report arising from the review of Casual Play Opportunities undertaken by the Learning & Culture Overview & Scrutiny Committee.

 

Note: The annexes to the final Scrutiny report have not been included in the printed agenda pack and are available to view on-line only.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: (i)         That the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee, as set out below, be approved:

 

a)     The introduction of a pilot scheme, by working with the new Taking Play Forward Strategic Board to:

·        identify three diverse areas within the ‘area based service delivery’ pilot area which would benefit from such a scheme;

·        identify all the relevant parties from within the Council, external organisations, and from within the identified area of the City to participate in the scheme;

·        draft a framework for the scheme for the Executive’s consideration.

 

b)     The encouragement of ward committees parish councils and residents’ associations to promote the value of outdoor play and take up any opportunities for encouraging community buy-in to play opportunities in their locality.

 

REASON:      In order to support the recommendations arising from this Scrutiny review.

Minutes:

Members considered the final report arising from the review of Casual Play Opportunities undertaken by the Learning & Culture Overview & Scrutiny Committee.  Cllr Looker, as Chair of the Committee, was in attendance to present the report.

 

The recommendations agreed by the Committee were set out in paragraph 5 of the cover report and paragraph 31 of the final report at Annex 1. 

 

Having noted the comments of the Labour Group Spokespersons on this item, it was

 

RESOLVED: (i)         That the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee, as set out below, be approved:

 

a)     The introduction of a pilot scheme, by working with the new Taking Play Forward Strategic Board to:

·        identify three diverse areas within the ‘area based service delivery’ pilot area which would benefit from such a scheme;

·        identify all the relevant parties from within the Council, external organisations, and from within the identified area of the City to participate in the scheme;

·        draft a framework for the scheme for the Executive’s consideration.

 

b)     The encouragement of ward committees parish councils and residents’ associations to promote the value of outdoor play and take up any opportunities for encouraging community buy-in to play opportunities in their locality.

 

REASON:      In order to support the recommendations arising from this Scrutiny review.


 

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