Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
(a) that approval be given for a tendering process to be undertaken during summer 2022 with independent fostering agencies (IFAs), for the delivery of fostering services from October 2022, as per the recommendations and design set out in this Report;
(b) that the Chief Officer for Children's Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services & Schools, be given delegated authority to agree non-material changes within the overarching strategy detailed in section 4 (proposal); and
(c) that the Chief Officer for Children’s Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services & Schools, be given delegated authority to approve contract award recommendations for Peninsula Fostering Services with IFAs.
Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;
Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);
Contact: Melissa Caslake, Director of Children and Young People's Futures Email: email@example.com.
Report author: Janet Fraser
Publication date: 13/04/2022
Date of decision: 13/04/2022
Decided at meeting: 13/04/2022 - Cabinet