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Future Active Communiites/Leisure Delivery Arrangements

Meeting: 22/12/2020 - Cabinet (Item 26)

26 Active Communities: Establishment of a Community Interest Company to Deliver Active Communities Programmes and Operate Council-Owned Leisure Centres (SS15) pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport.

 

The report details proposals to move to new delivery arrangements for Council-owned leisure facilities and Active Communities programmes.

 

(NOTE: The report contains information in its appendices that is  ‘not for publication’ and have been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

 

The Cabinet is recommended to

 

(1) Authorise the establishment of a Community Interest Company to deliver active communities programmes on behalf of the Council and to operate Council owned leisure centres, subject to:

 

(i)         the development of a detailed business case and benefit rationalisation for moving to a Community Interest Company with advice on the optimum timescale and scope of services to minimise overall Council spend on active communities/leisure whilst maximising the impact of interventions to improve levels of physical activity in the Borough.

 

(ii)        the development of a detailed implementation and transition plan to move from current arrangements to a Community Interest Company at an appropriate time which minimises overall Council spend on active communities/leisure whilst maximising the impact of interventions to improve levels of physical activity in the Borough.

 

(2) Delegate authority to the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate & Support Services), in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Sustainable Stockport and Resources, Commissioning & Governance to take all action necessary to establish the Community Interest Company and transfer services to the new organisation.

 

Officer contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940 or email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing proposals to move to new delivery arrangements for Council-owned leisure facilities and Active Communities programmes.

 

(NOTE: The report contained a ‘not for publication’ appendix that had been circulated to members of the Cabinet only).

 

RESOLVED - (1) That authorisation be given to the establishment of a Community Interest Company to deliver active communities programmes on behalf of the Council and to operate Council owned leisure centres, subject to:

 

(i)         the development of a detailed business case and benefit rationalisation for moving to a Community Interest Company with advice on the optimum timescale and scope of services to minimise overall Council spend on active communities/leisure whilst maximising the impact of interventions to improve levels of physical activity in the Borough.

 

(ii)       the development of a detailed implementation and transition plan to move from current arrangements to a Community Interest Company at an appropriate time which minimises overall Council spend on active communities/leisure whilst maximising the impact of interventions to improve levels of physical activity in the Borough.

 

(2) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive and Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) & Deputy Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Sustainable Stockport and Resources, Commissioning & Governance to take all action necessary to establish the Community Interest Company and transfer services to the new organisation.


Meeting: 08/12/2020 - Corporate, Resource Management & Governance Scrutiny Committee (Item 22)

22 Future Active Communities/ Leisure Delivery Arrangements pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive.

                                                                              

The report details proposals to move to new delivery arrangements for Council-owned leisure facilities and Active Communities programmes.

 

(NOTE: The report contains a ‘not for publication’ appendix that has been circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940 or email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copiers of which had been circulated) detailing proposals to move to new delivery arrangements for Council-owned leisure facilities and Active Communities programmes.

 

The Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning and Governance (Councillor Tom McGee) attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Scrutiny Committee.

 

(NOTE: The report contained ‘not for publication’ appendices that had been circulated to Members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That a report on the business case be submitted to a future meeting of the Scrutiny Committee.


Meeting: 07/12/2020 - Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee (Item 10)

10 Future Active Communities/ Leisure Delivery Arrangements pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive.

                                                                              

The report details proposals to move to new delivery arrangements for Council-owned leisure facilities and Active Communities programmes.

 

(NOTE: The report contains a ‘not for publication’ report that has been circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Paul Richards on 0161 474 2940 or email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing proposals to move to new delivery arrangements for Council-owned leisure facilities and Active Communities programmes.

 

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport (Councillor Sheila Bailey) attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Scrutiny Committee.

 

(NOTE: This item consisted of a ‘not for publication’ report that was circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.