Presentation on theme: "Becky Shaw Chief Executive East Sussex County Council."— Presentation transcript:
Becky Shaw Chief Executive East Sussex County Council
Key drivers for change Deficit reduction Public sector reform
The changing landscape – Public Sector Reform – Economic Development – Planning, Housing and Finances – Families – Health v Social Care Parish / ESCC response?
Public Sector Reform – Open Public Services White Paper Increased choice wherever possible Public services should be decentralised to the lowest appropriate level Public services should be opened up to a range of providers Fair access to public services Public services should be accountable to users and taxpayers
Economic Development and Regeneration Local Enterprise Partnership Harness new funding opportunities Broadband Planning, Housing and Finances Localism Bill: – planning – social housing New Homes Bonus Resource Review
Families and Young People Review of Child Protection Education Bill Targeted Youth Support Benefit Reform Families with multiple problems
Health and Social Care The reform agenda Clinical Commissioning Groups Public Health Sustainable services for whole economy
ESCC - Our Promise Our Promise to the residents of East Sussex is that we will, in partnership, make the best use of resources to: help make East Sussex prosperous and safe; support the most vulnerable people; improve and develop roads and infrastructure; encourage personal and community responsibility; deliver the lowest possible council tax; and be a voice for East Sussex, listening and answering to …local people.
ESCC - challenge and response Financial: –savings of £100 million over four years –£37 million in 2011/12 Move to Reconciling Policy, Performance and Resources Three-year planning Remember what we already know Very best use of resources Creativity Partnership working vital…
Partnerships SE7 LEP Commercial partners Community safety Parishes
ESCC and Parish / Town Councils working together Partnerships and strategic planning groups Involvement in consultation Strengthening Local Relationships initiative Village Maintenance Teams Trading Standards scam awareness
A vision without a task is but a dream A task without vision is drudgery A vision with a task is the hope of the world (and ESCC!) Courtesy of UN via the Linklater Pavilion, www.railwaylandproject.org