Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


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(a) That recommendation (a) as outlined in the Report relating to the direct award of a new 12-month contract from the 1st of April 2024 be agreed, noting that the new contract would have a budget of c.£4.837m (including £1.5m from Public Health) and would focus on prevention and early intervention; on reducing inequalities; and on engaging with communities and helping to build, shape and strengthen local services that reflect and respond to local need;  


(b) that the proposals that the new and developing Family Hubs model be funded as set out in the overarching strategy described in section 7, be endorsed; and


(c) that the Director of Children’s Services, in consultation with the Lead Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Schools, be given delegated authority to negotiate and approve the details of the contract, delivery plan and conditions for the 12-month contract award being recommended.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Contact: Stuart Collins, Director of Children and Young People‚Äôs Futures Email:

Report author: Stuart Collins

Publication date: 12/10/2023

Date of decision: 11/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/10/2023 - Cabinet

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