Almost all council services can be subject to an expression of interest.
Council functions such as as statutory powers and responsibilities are exempt as are the following: -
A relevant service commissioned in conjunction with one or more health services:
1. By a relevant authority or by an NHS body under a partnership arrangement made in accordance with the NHS Bodies and Local Authorities Partnership Arrangements Regulations 2000, or
2. By a relevant authority and an NHS body or a strategic health authority, acting jointly.
• A relevant service commissioned by an NHS body on behalf of a relevant authority.
• A relevant service commissioned or provided by a relevant authority in respect of a named person with complex individual health or social care needs.
The first two bullet points relate to services provided until 1 April 2014 in order to allow the NHS commissioners established by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 to become fully operational.
Community Right to Challenge Statutory Guidance
Last updated 7 February 2017