Local Strategic Partnerships


Getting Women into Local Strategic Partnerships: Knowing your community, improving public services

Oxfam (2009)

This paper, based on two pilot projects conducted by Oxfam with local service providers (LSPs) in Sunderland and Thurrock in 2008-9, looks at how local authorities can increase the representation and participation of women in LSPs, and how needs differ by gender.

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Principles of Representation: a framework for effective third sector representation in Local Strategic Partnerships

Department for Communities and Local Government (2008)

This report seeks to set out a series of principles by which the best of partnership working has succeeded. It is intended as a framework to support the development of partnerships locally, rather than as a template.

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Where are the Women in LSPs? Women’s Representation in Local Strategic Partnerships

Gudnadottir, E. et al. (2007)

This report gives an overview of the role of Local Strategic Partnerships in the planning and delivery of services at a local level and outlines the exceedingly low representation of women in these important partnerships.

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