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Services Open to the Community Right to Challenge

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: -

Excluded services

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

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