Vision and Principles

 

Our Vision

Our vision for 2015-18 is simple:
To be a place of ambition where people and communities flourish’.

We will achieve this by focusing on growth, reform and enabling both individuals and communities to cope well with change.

 

Our Principles

Ambition

  • We will ensure that Oldham residents get the best deal from their community, the borough, the city region and beyond.
  • We will champion Oldham as a place and campaign and deliver on the issues that matter the most to local residents.
  • We will challenge and be open to challenge. We will ensure that each partner is the best that it can be.

Growth

  • We will ensure that our work is unashamedly economically focussed.
  • We will use our strength as a partnership to attract investment to the borough.
  • We will ensure the maximum possible social value for Oldham from every public sector pound spent in the Borough.

Reform

  • We will jointly commission services across organisations and sectors that are informed by communities and deliver better outcomes and value for money.
  • We will pool and align our resources where possible and develop investment models that deliver better outcomes, avoid duplication and reduce costs.
  • We will rebalance investment towards preventative services and strengthen our early-help offer.

Resilience

  • We will develop a shared understanding of resilience that helps both communities and individuals to flourish and overcome hardship and change.
  • We will work in the spirit of the co-operative charter developing a co-operative culture where everybody does their bit and everybody benefits .

 

Our Terms of Reference

The following terms of reference detail how the Leadership Board will effectively lead Oldham, not just at the borough level, but at Greater Manchester and beyond:

Terms of Reference