Issue details

Addressing Health Inequalities and widening participation across the ICS – Employment and Skills

1.    To agree acceptance of an additional £818k to support a programme of work across the ICS and other employers, addressing health inequalities for people at risk of long-term unemployment/economic inactivity and increasing employment opportunities within the NHS for young people at risk of long-termunemploymentfor the purpose of;

(a)               Addressing health inequalities relating to long term unemployment and economic inactivity

(b)       Opening up opportunities for young people including those who are at risk of long-term unemployment to develop their skills and capacity for work across the Integrated Care System

(c)       Addressing the skills and recruitment needs of the Care Sector

2.   To note that the activities this funding covers will take place over 2 years

       between February 2023 and March 2025



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2023

Representations made

Any representations should be sent to:

Name:  Vikki Walters

Tel. no: 01452 328645



By 5pm on 25 April 2023


Decision due: Between 14 Feb 2023 and 31 May 2023 by Cabinet Member - Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Lead member: Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Contact: Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Economy and Infrastructure Email:



Background papers

  • Officer Decision (21/10/2021): ICS Funding – Addressing Health Inequalities – Employment and Skills