It ensures that County Council services meet the identified needs of the armed forces community.
The CMP is chaired by Councillor Andrew Joy, Executive Member for Communities, Partnerships & External Affairs. All County Council departments are represented, together with senior representatives from all three armed services, charities and other relevant partners.
The CMP has a 3 year partnership action plan which identifies priorities. In some areas partnership subgroups have been established.
The over-riding priority themes are:
- Health and wellbeing
- Children and education
- Major infrastructure developments / Army rebasing plans
Various seminars and conferences are hosted by the CMP and/or County Council.