Local Strategic Partnership
The Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) was set up in 2002 to produce the Community Strategy for Three Rivers. It has links with other partnerships and forums in the district - all of which are working towards achieving the priorities of the Strategy.
The LSP Board is made up of representatives from public, private and voluntary and community sector organisations, which are based in and around the district, and aims to build on the successful partnership working which already exists. Membership is set at senior politician, board or chief officer level to ensure that members have the necessary authority to speak for their organisations and to commit the resources needed to turn the vision into a reality.
The partnership works to Terms of Reference, agreed by all partners.
Meetings of the Board are held three times a year and are open to the public. If you have an issue you would like the LSP to consider please contact Three Rivers District Council.
The Board meets at the same time as the Board of the Community Safety Partnership. Items discussed with the Community Safety Partnership Board may not be held in public due to the nature of sensitive data being reviewed on crime and disorder. If you attend a meeting of the LSP Board you may be asked to leave when the business of the Community Safety Board is discussed. Details of the meetings of the Community Safety Board will not be published.
Details of the LSP Board meetings can be viewed here.
The LSP’s vision is
“The Local Strategic Partnership has a vision to improve the quality of life for the people of Three Rivers by working in partnership to create a better place for everyone, including neighbourhoods, health, employment and access to services.”
Who is on the LSP?
The LSP comprises senior representatives from the following organisations:
- Three Rivers District Council
- Hertfordshire County Council
- Hertfordshire Constabulary
- Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire
- Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
- Three Rivers Citizens Advice Bureau
- Three Rivers Parish Councils
- Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce
- Thrive Homes
- Watford Community Housing
- Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group
- West Herts College
- Job Centre Plus
Three Rivers Community Strategy 2018-23
During 2017-18 the LSP undertook a range of consultation events to consult the public and stakeholders on the priorities for a new community strategy for 2018-23
Following consultation on a draft document the Local Strategic Partnership Board adopted the new strategy for 2018-23 in March 2018. You can download the strategy below:
Details of the equality relevance test and equality impact assessment that have been undertaken can be downloaded below:
- Independence and Resilience
- Health and Wellbeing
The LSP oversees different partnerships which have expertise in these priority areas. These include:
- Community Safety Partnership
- Watford and Three Rivers Families First Partnership
- Adults with Complex Needs Group
- Three rivers 11-19 Strategy Group
For further information on any of these partnerships please contact Three Rivers District Council.
Hertfordshire Forward is the Local Strategic Partnership for the whole of Hertfordshire County. Visit the Hertfordshire Forward website for more information.
Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership is business-led partnership responsible for growing the economy in Hertfordshire by removing barriers to growth and creating new jobs. Visit the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership website
Hertfordshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board aims to make health and social care planning and decision making everyone's business. Visit the Hertfordshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board website.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I raise an issue with the LSP?
Please contact the Community Partnerships Unit.
What progress is being made on the Community Strategy?
Progress on the individual priorities is reported to the LSP Board. You can visit the web page of LSP agendas or contact the Community Partnerships Unit for further information on progress.
How can I get involved in the work of the LSP?
The membership of the LSP Board is reviewed on a regular basis. Meetings of the LSP Board are open to the public. Membership of the partnerships working on the priorities of the Community Strategy vary be need. For further advice please contact the Community Partnerships Unit.