Policy and Research

The Policy and Research team are responsible for providing corporate functions for the Council.

These functions are:

  • Developing the corporate plan and policy framework
  • Providing policy briefings, parliamentary and legislation analysis and policy reviews
  • Providing support to the Rotherham partnership in developing the community strategy
  • Development and delivery of cross cutting policies and initiatives
  • Maximising funding into the borough and supporting funding bids
  • Providing information for the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment to assist in determining local priorities
  • Supporting partner agencies with research and statistics

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment