ChangeUp hubs likely to lose commissioning role

The national hubs of expertise are likely to lose their commissioning powers when the Capacitybuilders' board makes a decision on the future of the national programme of ChangeUp today.

Chief executive Simon Hebditch will recommend a course of action to his board based on a new assessment by consultant Jo Durning. She initially favoured stripping the hubs of their commissioning role and centralising commissioning within Capacitybuilders, but was asked to revisit her proposals after Capacitybuilders deferred a final decision in September.

Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, said it would be disastrous if the hubs did not lose commissioning.

The NCVO, which hosts four of the six hubs, did not comment on the likely decision. Its annual accounts for 2005/06, published today, show £4.7m of its annual income of £10.98m came from hub funding, nearly £2m of which was used to make grants.

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