Supporting Leicestershire Families

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Despite significant investment in services many families still experience the same problems from one generation to another. The Supporting Leicestershire Families Programme aimed to support families so that the whole family have better lives and outcomes independent from the state. Leicestershire Together therefore committed to improving the lives of Leicestershire Families, particularly the most vulnerable, with an ambition to improve outcomes for these families whilst reducing public sector costs.

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Knowsley Council: An Emerging Approach to Social Value

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Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council set up a cross-sector partnership board with Knowsley Chamber of Commerce, Knowsley CVS, Knowsley Housing Trust, the Community Foundation for Merseyside and representatives from the public, private, social, voluntary and community sectors in order to identify areas where there existed need for social value generation. This allowed for more informed commissioning and procurement of goods and services by Knowsley Council.

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