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Partnership Board

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Partnership Board Reps

Your Reps on the Partnership Board are:

Representative – Janet Down, Solihull Life Opportunities
(email for information or feedback)
Alternate – David Lane, Development in Social Enterprise CIC

You can also view the Partnership Board page on Solihull Council’s website

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Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Report from Shadow Solihull Leaders Board – 14 Jun 16

Meeting Name: Shadow Solihull Leaders Board

Date of Meeting: 5 July 2016

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:  

1. Combined authority update

The super economic plan “Making our Mark” has been launched.  It is very short and easy to read and lays out what the plans are:

The Investment prospectus for the West Midlands has also been launched.

Bob Sleigh is

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Friday, November 20th, 2015

Solihull Partnership Board report – October 2015

Solihull Partnership Board Meeting

19th October 2015

1. Action against Poverty

Priority has been focused on 3 areas:

People who should be on ESA but left without living expenses
Non priority homeless people aged 16 – 25
Young people with disabilities making transition to adulthood (this has been impeded due to staffing issues)

Strategy and needs assessment is due to be refreshed.

2. Childhood

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Friday, August 14th, 2015

Partnership Board – meeting report July 2015

Solihull Partnership Board meeting, 20th July 2015

Rep: Janet Down, SoLO Life Opportunities.

1. Understanding the demographics

Discussed work ongoing in determining where multi-occupancy dwellings are best placed in Solihull.

2. Faith Covenant

It was agreed that the covenant which articulates a commitment that the Solihull partnership will work together and there will be an event on 21st September when

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Friday, June 5th, 2015

Solihull Partnership Board report – April 2015

Meeting date: 20th April 2015

1. Homelessness update

Report outlined an increase of 30% in formal housing applications which is putting more pressure on the service.  However, temporary placements are, generally, being managed without the need of out of borough B&B.  Some funding has come in to support domestic violence refugees.  They are awaiting the outcome of

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Friday, September 26th, 2014

Solihull Partnership Board report – Sept 2014

Date of Meeting

Sept, 2014

1. Safeguarding Adults Board

Review of last month’s meeting – Dave Pinwell reported on joint work being done between LSCB + Vol sector to improve uptake on safeguarding training.

Also discussed the pilot referring police enquiries into the information hub.

2. Local Safeguarding Children’s Board

Challenge areas –

Number of national changes coming into force that will impact

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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Solihull Partnership Board meeting – June 2014

Solihull Partnership Board Meeting
1. Safeguarding Adults Board

Draft annual report will be available from July and we are encouraged to circulate it.

Work has been done on risks register and 5 key areas of risk have been identified – action plans are in place to mitigate against these.

When Care Bill comes in the adult safeguarding board will

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Friday, June 20th, 2014

Solihull Partnership Assembly 2014 Film

Solihull Partnership Assembly 2014

This film has been produced highlighting partnership working that is a focus of the Assembly

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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Partnership Board Meeting – 7th April 2014

Meeting Name

Solihull Partnership Board


7th April 2014

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed

Policing Update – Sally Bourner gave an update on where they are at.  She confirmed that the foundation of all the police do is ‘local policing’.  Partnerships are key.  People and quality of service are an important focus.  There are financial challenge ahead, but they

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Friday, March 7th, 2014

Partnership Board meeting – 24th Feb 2014

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:

Safeguarding Reports – reports were given on progress of children and adults safeguarding boards. The work with volunteer partners – Age UK and SATA had achieved for Solihull the Gold Standard on Making Safeguarding Personal.  Enable, another volunteering organisation, also supports the collection of people’s views for the prevention subcommittee. 

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Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Meeting Report – 13th Jan 2014

Meeting Name: Solihull Partnership Board

Date of Meeting: 13th January, 2014

Key Points of Wider Interest Discussed:
Partnership Plus

an update was received on the partnership approach to targeting activities. There were three challenges to partners recognised:

Is enough being done in geographical locations to make a step change in outcomes?
Are we making a difference in areas where take up

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