The Grants Committee is asked to:
a) Outcomes at priority level:
i) Priority 1, combatting homelessness, overall is 16 per cent above profile for quarters one to six
ii) Priority 2, tackling sexual and domestic violence, overall is on profile (a marginal 0.87 per cent above) for quarters one to six
iii) Priority 3, tackling poverty through employment, overall is -59 per cent below profile for the period October 2016 to September 2018.
b) The number of interventions delivered in the relevant periods:
i) Priority 1, combatting homelessness - 34,570
ii) Priority 2, tackling sexual and domestic violence - 184,970
iii) Priority 3, tackling poverty through employment - 3,163
c) At project level, using the Red, Amber, Green (RAG) performance management system (explained at Appendix 1):
i) Priorities 1 and 2: all 13 projects are rated Green.
ii) Priority 3: for the purposes of performance management, all projects remain rated Red to ensure performance management actions support continuous improvements in delivery (Section 4).
d) Note the withdrawal of a partner from Priority 3 and actions to arrange service cover for the affected boroughs (paragraphs 4.6 to 4.10).
e) Agree that options for using the underspend related to the withdrawal of a Priority 3 partner, are discussed with Grants Executive in February 2019, with any other identified underspend from Priority 3, for presentation and decision at full Grants Committee in March 2019 (paragraph 4.11).
f) Note the progress on administration of £200,000 on behalf of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime to enhance training to front-line professionals on identifying harmful practices (paragraph 3.15).
g) Note the borough maps (Appendix 2), and actions to address issues with borough-level delivery (Section 6).
h) For the mid-programme review:
i) Note the discussions that have taken place with borough officers and commissions (Section 7), and
ii) Agree that any proposed changes to the outcomes for the current 2017 to 2021 programme are discussed with Grants Executive in February 2019, in conjunction with options for deploying unspent grant from Priority 3, for presentation and decision at full Grants Committee in March 2019 (paragraphs 7.4 to 7.6).
Appendix 1 RAG Rating Methodology
Appendix 2 Priorities 1 and 2 Borough Maps
Appendix 3 Project Delivery Information and Contact Details