The Island Strategic Partnership (ISP) is the “partnership of partnerships” for the Island. Every local authority area in the UK is required to have a Local Strategic Partnership. The Isle of Wight’s Strategic Partnership is the ISP.
The ISP Board leads the partnership and holds the partners to account for delivering on their promises.
Board Members are
The Isle of Wight Council Leader
Chair, IW NHS Primary Care Trust
Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Partnership Board
Chair of the IW Childrens Trust
Chair of the Economic and Environment Partnership Board
Chair of the Safer and Stronger Partnership Board
Chair, IW Rural Community Council
Chair, Island Council of Churches
Ex Officio Invitees:
Chair of the ISP Executive
Representative of the South East England Development Agency
Representative of the Government Office of the South East
The ISP Board meets quarterly, in public, and is the governance, monitoring and scrutiny body for the partnership working on the Isle of Wight. The Board gives direction to the partnership and will ensure that its various workstreams come together to hit all embracing targets such as making the Isle of Wight England’s “Eco Island”, with the lowest carbon footprint in England by 2020.
The ISP brings together the leaders of a wide range of organisations. Click on the organisations name to get more information about they are helping Eco Island or find a direct link to their website:
The Isle of Wight Council
The Isle of Wight NHS Primary Care Trust
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police
Isle of Wight College
Job Centre Plus
The Isle of Wight Rural Community Council
The Environment Forum
Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Industry
Learning and Skills Council
The Island faith community
Also attending the ISP Board are:
South East England Development Agency
Government Office of the South East (GOSE)
There are a number of other ISP bodies that have specific responsibility for making sure that Eco Island is delivered.
The ISP Executive will support the ISP Board by bringing together the Chief Executives of influential organisations with the ability to get things done in their organisations.
The ISP Executive meets monthly and is responsible for the performance management of Eco Island and drives the delivery of the ISP’s service improvement agenda. The ISP Executive will take a very great interest in the Island’s performance with regard to the Local Area Agreement, the Comprehensive Area Assessment and the development and implementation of the Island Plan, together with other overall improvements being made to local services by its members and the wider community.
The ISP Executive members are:
Chief Executive of the Isle of Wight Council
Chief Executive of the Isle of Wight NHS Primary Care Trust
Island Police Commander
Chief Executive of the Rural Community Council
A representative of the South East England Development Agency
The Government Office of the South East will be invited to attend and observe the Executive meetings.
A number of key delivery partnerships will be held accountable for delivering the vision of Eco Island. These partnerships are led by Boards that have the responsibility of leading change and reporting their progress to the ISP board and the community. These key delivery partnerships are the engine room of change. Each has a working programme and working plans that will develop with Eco Island.
The Childrens and Young People’s Trust will deliver the Inspiring Island aspect of Eco Island. More information on the Childrens Trust, how it works and what it plans to do can be found by clicking here
The Health and Wellbeing Board will deliver the Healthy and Supportive Island theme. For more information about the Board and its work, click here.
The Economic and Environment Partnership Board will deliver the Thriving Island theme. For more information on this key delivery partnership and its work, click here.
The Safer and Stronger Partnership Board, incorporating the Island’s Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership will deliver the safe and well kept Island theme. For more information on the work of this key delivery partnership, click here.
The ISP Constitution and Terms of reference for key delivery partnership bodies can be found by clicking here.
If you would like to comment on Eco Island or would like more information, please email or visit the Eco Island contacts page.