2023 Case Studies Pack
- October 2023
The onset of the Cost of Living Crisis put into sharp relief the issue of poverty in Tameside. The Local Authority began the process of developing a Strategy for the borough early last year but it was clear that this could not be done in isolation.
Tameside’s Health & Wellbeing Board took the mantle of generating the appetite for a joint approach to develop a Strategy which unlocked resource commitments from Partners across the system to better understand the picture in Tameside.
Firstly, to clearly describe the issue and provide a resource for all to use we developed a Poverty Needs Assessment. This work and the subsequent development of the Strategy were informed by a broad range of engagement and consultation:
Policy & Strategy Service Manager
Head of Policy, Performance & Intelligence