Decision details

Localism Act: Community Right to Challenge - Stockport Implementation (LDR10)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval of the Council’s response to the Community Right to Challenge (derived from the Localism Act) and in particular the process that is suggested for responding to Expressions of Interest received from the community.


The Executive Meeting considered a proposal for the local implementation of the Community Right to Challenge contained within the Localism Act 2011 which came into force on 27 June 2012. The Right allows relevant bodies to submit expressions of interest in providing a service and the Council must carry out a procurement exercise for that service.


The Executive Meeting then approved the approach to the Community Right to Challenge for Stockport as detailed at section 4.0 of the report.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: No

Decision Reference: ED1424

Forward Plan Reference: LDR10

Other reasons / organisations consulted

CRMG consideration on 30th July.


Discussions with Anchor Point on how they will support the Voluntary & Community Sector to effectively access the Council’s Right to Challenge process.


Contact: Steve Skelton, Office of the Chief Executive Email: Tel: 0161-474-3174.

Report author: Steve Skelton

Publication date: 22/08/2012

Date of decision: 20/08/2012

Decided at meeting: 20/08/2012 - Executive

Effective from: 30/08/2012

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