Issue details

Anti-Poverty Strategic Plan: Moving the Dial on Poverty

To consider and agree the Anti-Poverty Strategic Plan.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

OSCtte: Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee;

Decision due: 17 Sep 2024 by Executive

Lead member: Portfolio Holder - Adults and Community Health

Lead director: Director of Public Health and Communities

Contact: Joanna Coleman, Public Health Manager Email: Email:


Consultation been held with organisations working within anti-poverty arena including those that attend:

  • Cumbria Poverty Reference Group (Chaired and organised by Cumbria CVS)
  • West Cumbria Food & Finance Group (Chaired and organised by Community Development Team)
  • Carlisle Welfare Reform Board (now disbanded, but email list remains in place)

In addition to the above, we also have also engaged West Cumbria Child Poverty Forum.


Consultation was in the form of four roundtable events held during March 2024