Issue details

Signing the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight

Purpose of Report: To present the York Declaration to the Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care in consultation with the Executive Member for Children, Young People, and Education. Executive Members and the City of York Council Corporate Management Team (CMT) have previously agreed to support the council signing the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight.

The Executive Member's are asked to note the signing of the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight.

 

We try to always place normal decisions on the forward plan 28 days prior to the decision in the same way key decisions are, however, this time it has not been possible due to the need to adopt and sign the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight in a timely manner in advance of public health campaigns on healthy weight in January 2020.

 

A decision will be made by the Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care in consultation with the Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/11/2019

Decision due: 17/12/19 by Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education
Reason: Item could not be on the forward plan for 28 days due to timing of the public health campaigns on healthy weight in January 2020. This item will be considered in consultation between two Executive Members.

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education, Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Lead director: Director of Public Health

Contact: Peter Roderick, Specialty Registrar Email: peter.roderick@york.gov.uk Tel No. 01904551479.

Consultation process

A report on this Declaration was discussed by council CMT and Portfolio holders in the summer of 2019. Since then internal consultation within the council has taken place.

Staff engagement on the work has been undertaken with over 250 members of staff through internal communications, at staff benefits roadshows, through internal project groups, as well as direct briefings with staff from Facilities management, Transport, HR, Explore Libraries, One Planet York, Sport and Active Leisure, iTravel, Healthy Child Service, Community and Equalities, Planning, and Finance teams, and Headteachers.

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