Issue details

Children in Care Commissioning Strategy

To set out plans and priorities for services for children in care over the next 3 years.


This will include how the Council will discharge corporate parenting functions.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Decision due: 19 Jun 2012 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Lionel Grundy OBE

Contact: Jane Shuttleworth, Safeguarding Improvement Plan Project Manager Email:

Consultation process

The draft strategy was issued at the end of July 2011. A number of consultation events were held. This included consultation with children and young people in care, events for staff and discussion of the draft at the Looked After Children Scrutiny Task Group.

Agenda items


  • The report will introduce the strategy. The strategy will be included as an Appendix. Will refer to reports on consultation vents.