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Strategic programmes: Building great communities

Live Island Plan Initiatives

  • Built Environment Reform Programme
  • Housing & Communities Board Action Plan
  • Residency, Migration and Security
  • Highway Maintenance Charter
  • Legal & Justice Reform
  • Implement the Road Safety Strategy
  • Strategy for the Long Term Provision of Residential, Nursing & Respite Care
  • Transport Strategy

Built Environment Reform Programme

  • Action: Set Policy Direction: Create a Strong Evidence Base
  • Target date: March 2024
  • Revised date: September 2024
  • Action: Improve the Planning Process: Proactively respond to Climate Change
  • Target date: March 2024
  • Revised date: June 2024
  • Action: Improve the Planning Process: Provide a modern and responsive service
  • Target date: March 2024
  • Revised date: November 2024
  • Action: Incentivise Investment: Investigate and Recommend a Supportive Framework
  • Target date: June 2024
  • Action: Incentivise Investment: Implement co-ordinated Activity for Lower Douglas
  • Target date: June 2024
  • Action: Set Policy Direction: Adopt Town Centre First Approach
  • Target date: June 2024
  • Action: Improve the Planning Process: Develop faster and more proportionate planning processes
  • Target date: September 2024
  • Revised date: March 2025
  • Action: Incentivise Investment: Bring vacant buildings and sites back into beneficial use
  • Target date: September 2024
  • Action: Set Policy Direction: Ensure a Fit for Purpose Development Plan
  • Target date: June 2026

Housing & Communities Board Action Plan

  • Action: Change How We Work - Housing Association Feasibility Assessment Complete
  • Target date: June 2024
  • Action: Addressing Homelessness -Explore effective ways to signpost individuals, families, agencies and organisations to the most correct and up-to-date information and services available within the homelessness pathway
  • Target date: July 2024
  • Action: Homes for All - Review residency requirements for those who meet essential worker criteria.
  • Target date: August 2024
  • Action: Addressing Homelessness - Identify, review and amend relevant policies in respect of housing, social services, mental health, addiction services, and other relevant services to incorporate provisions that support homelessness prevention
  • Target date: December 2024
  • Action: Homes for All - Explore policy options for those with additional housing needs including older and disabled persons
  • Target date: March 2025
  • Action: Addressing Homelessness Establish a community-based referral mechanism to support individuals at imminent risk of becoming homelessness.
  • Target date: January 2025
  • Action: Change How We Work - Housing Association Launch
  • Target date: September 2025

Residency, Migration and Security

  • Action: Securing our entry points Implementation Plan Complete
  • Target date: May 2024

  • Action: Inward migration policy report to be published to Tynwald
  • Target date: July 2024

Highway Maintenance Charter

  • Action: Public Rights of Way and Public Paths Report.
  • Target date: May 2024
  • Revised target date: October 2024

Legal and Justice Reform

  • Action: Bring forward Justice Reform (Amendment) Bill to enable effective implementation of the Justice Reform Act 2021
  • Target date: December 2024
  • Action: Undertake a review and update of the Criminal Justice Strategy
  • Target date: December 2024

Implement the Road Safety Strategy

  • Action: Report on & update the Island's Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan
  • Target date: December 2024

Strategy for the long term provision of residential, nursing and respite care

  • Action: Publish the Strategy and Action Plan Q4 2025
  • Target date: December 2025

Transport Strategy

  • Action: Transport Strategy – Submission to Council of Ministers
  • Target date: October 2024

Completed actions

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