Issue - decisions

13/03/2024 - Residential Short Break Provision for Children with Disabilities - Robins Provision

(Councillors Dewhirst, Leaver and Whitton attended in accordance with Standing Order 25(2) and spoke to this item).


(Councillor Samuel declared a personal interest in this matter due to potential future involvement in staying close provision and left the meeting for its consideration).




(a) that the Council’s continued operation of residential short break and 52-week provision at Robins Children’s Home, onwards, from 31st March 2024, be approved; and


(b) that the movement of £2 million budget from independent placements for children in care, as a result of this policy change, be endorsed.