CS-2017-304 Proposed cessation of Mobile Play Team

Closed 31 Oct 2016

Opened 15 Sep 2016


Overview of proposal

The proposal is to cease operating the Mobile Play Team. The Mobile Play team visits locations across the borough, in each of the four townships on a revolving six week basis, between June  2016 and August 1st 2016,  the Mobile Play Team has delivered 36 play sessions with 352 individual children attending (some a number of times).

Overall impact of proposed change

The proposal will mean that the Council no longer provides any out of school, open access play provision for children aged between 4 and 11 years of age.

Impact on affected service users

There will be a removal of Council funded, organised free play opportunities for children in the borough.

Total Savings: 2017/18 £44,000 ongoing

You can find the full proposal document, which includes the Equality Impact Assessment, below in the related documents section.


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