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Greater Manchester (GM) Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Accord Stockport Position

Meeting: 07/12/2021 - Cabinet (Item 10)

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To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Inclusive Neighbourhoods

 

This report provides an overview of the recently agreed the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Accord which was agreed at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for further local consideration. This report considers Stockport’s progress against the accord commitments and makes a recommendation for local adoption of the commitments for a resilient and thriving Voluntary Community Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:

 

·         Note the updates on progress against the Accord commitments outlined in section 3 above.

·         Endorse the GM Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Accord and agree that this be adopted locally

·         Comment upon and support the Stockport approach to the implementation of the eight commitments set out in the VCSE Accord

 

Officer contact: Kathryn Rees on 0161 474 3174 or email: Kathryn.rees@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance (Councillor Tom McGee) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an overview of the recently agreed the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Accord which was agreed at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).

 

RESOLVED - (1) That the updates on progress against the Accord commitments outlined in section 3 of the report be noted.

 

(2) That the GM Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Accord be endorsed and the adoption of the accord locally be agreed.

 

(3) That the Stockport approach to the implementation of the eight commitments set out in the VCSE Accord be supported.


Meeting: 22/11/2021 - Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee (Item 6)

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To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

This report provides an overview of the recently agreed the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Accord which was agreed at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for further local consideration. This report considers Stockport’s progress against the accord commitments and makes a recommendation for local adoption of the commitments for a resilient and thriving Voluntary Community Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:

 

·         Note the updates on progress against the Accord commitments outlined in section 3 above.

·         Endorse the GM Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Accord and agree that this progresses to be adopted locally

·         Comment upon and support the Stockport approach to the implementation of the eight commitments set out in the VCSE Accord

 

Officer contact: Kathryn Rees on 0161 474 3174 or email: Kathryn.rees@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) & Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an overview of the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Accord which was agreed at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for further local consideration.

 

The report considered Stockport’s progress against the accord commitments and recommends for local adoption the commitments for a resilient and thriving Voluntary Community Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector.

 

The Cabinet Member for Inclusive Communities (Councillor Amanda Peers) attended the meeting to respond to questions from the Scrutiny Committee.

 

Concern was expressed that the wording of the accord was vague and ambiguous which limited how useful it would be.  In response, it was stated that the accord was a document intended for use and adoption across Greater Manchester, however the report intended to provide an overview of what it meant for Stockport and the positive progress being made.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.