In line with the emerging government agenda,
Cornwall has revised the way in which its strategic partnerships
are configured. This resulted in the dissolution of the
Cornwall Strategic Partnership (CSP) structure at the end of March
2011. Many of the thematic partnerships which formed the
wider Cornwall Strategic Partnership have continued and there
are new statutory partnerships established with the Local
Enterprise Partnership and the shadow Health and Wellbeing
A Public Sector Group has been running since
November 2009, which complemented the activities of the CSP,
focussing on priorities for public sector transformation and
greater efficiency. This body has been revised and
re-launched to ensure it is in the best position possible to strive
to improve the quality of life for the people of Cornwall.
The Public Sector Group is responsible
for delivering the Joint Framework for Action, the high level
expression of commitment to Future
Cornwall, the sustainable community strategy. This includes the
long term vision for Cornwall and shorter term goals, including
public sector transformation and efficiency priorities.
The Public Sector Group
- To embed the long term vision for Cornwall in
the Joint Framework for Action.
- To facilitate joined up government in
Cornwall including devolution; to explore and consider best use of
our collective resources to improve and transform services and
opportunity in Cornwall.
- To build a collective understanding of
purpose and resources across the public sector organisations and
provide a forum for testing ideas to share and join resources to
better engage with private and voluntary and community sectors to
prepare for place based budgets.
- To manage capacity and capability and
prioritise transformation activity based on ongoing business needs
- To provide advice and guidance and consider
allocation of resources for the delivery of the priorities from
- To promote Cornwall and lobby for a fairer
deal for its communities and ure freedoms and flexibilities to
deliver joined up services.
The Public Sector Group will:
- Oversee a realistic programme of closer
working across public sector partners
- Agree effective delivery of agreed devolution
- Develop the potential for public service
integration and joined up working arrangements.
- Develop potential to pool and share budgets
and consider opportunities to align or integrate staff.
- Build reputation and confidence in Cornwall’s
public services and increase public interest and involvement.
- Identify key emerging issues for Cornwall and
make recommendations to Government regarding strategic
- Negotiate changes to services to deliver
improvement and better outcomes for Cornwall
- Engage, collaborate and oversee where
appropriate, with other statutory and significant partnerships on
the delivery of Future Cornwall.
Last updated 1/5/2012