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Thursday 28 May 2015
Dudley Community Partnership
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email: partnership.cexec@dudley.gov.uk
DWP (Department of Work & Pensions)Government Department that manages and implements European Social Funds.
DTI (Department of Trade and Industry)Government Department that influences the development and delivery of regional policies impacting on business, reports on the effectiveness of Advantage West Midlands (AWM), and provides regional intelligence on economy and business issues.
DriversThe catalyst for, and reason why, certain plans and strategies have been developed i.e. the motivation and ‘push’ behind any policy-making decision.
DOSTIThe Community Empowerment Network (CEN) for Dudley.
DMBC Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council.
DH (Department of Health)Government Department that tackles poor health and health inequalities and improves public health information.
DfT (Department for Transport)Government Department that promotes the adoption of improved regional transport strategies, and assist local transport authorities develop and implement Local Transport Plans.
DfES (Department for Education and Skills)Government Department that enhances regional effectiveness of national programmes, eg, Connexions, Sure Start, holds regional skills priorities, links stakeholders in work to support improved behaviour and school attendance and contract manages, eg, Children and Young People policies.
Development TrustsOrganisations which are engaged in the economic, environmental and social regeneration of a defined area or community.
Deprived NeighbourhoodsNeighbourhoods which are shown by deprivation indicators to suffer with high levels of disadvantage such as high unemployment, low educational achievement, poor housing stock, high levels of health problems and so on.