Community Right to Challenge

The Right of Challenge provides voluntary and community groups or council employees with a way to bid to run council services.

The Council must consider expressions of interest and, where it accepts them, run a procurement exercise for the service which anyone can compete in.  So, rather than a 'right to run' a public service, it is a 'right to compete, in a procurement exercise.

We welcome the opportunity to talk to organisations about service delivery and improvement to best meet the needs of service users. We recognise the valuable role that voluntary and community organisations have to play in the delivery of local services and are committed to working closely with them.

All organisations that are interested in putting in an ‘expression of interest’ to run a service are asked to contact us to have informal discussions on service delivery and improvement.

Further information is available on the regulations and guidance for Right to Challenge

For further information email customerservices@nsdc.info or telephone Policy and Commissioning on 01636 650000.

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Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY 

01636 650000

customerservices@nsdc.info

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