posted on April 18, 2011 16:46
The community right to challenge would enable voluntary groups to say that they are interested in running a local service. By saying this, they would trigger a procurement exercise relating to the provision of relevant authority services.
“The Right will hand the initiative to communities and the bodies that represent them who have innovative ideas about how services could be shaped to better meet local needs, or could be run more cost effectively.”
Consultation sets out the provisions being made by Central Government in the Localism Bill to introduce the Community Right to Challenge. They want your views on the detail of how the Right will work in practice, what support support and guidance should be provided, and more.
If you are interested in this, you might want to find out more about Croydon’s Asset Transfer List – a list of buildings or land that have been identified by community groups as potential asset transfers to the voluntary sector. Contact Echez Ubaka, Senior Policy Officer on 020 8726 6000 ext 63096 or email@example.com to find out more