Decision details

Annual Adoption Panel Activity Report April 2018 (information report)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Families

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet Member noted that


1)     It is required by Standard 25.6 of the Adoption National Minimum Standards 2011 for Local Authority Adoption Services that the executive receive a six-monthly written report outlining the management and performance of the adoption agency.


2)     The Cabinet Member noted the performance of the Portsmouth Adoption Agency in terms of:


1.1      Reducing waiting times for children being placed in permanent families.


1.2      Sustained number of children adopted in contrast to the national picture


1.3      The progress of Portsmouth becoming part of a regional adoption agency


The Cabinet Member noted the report.

Report author: Jackie Clark

Publication date: 18/12/2018

Date of decision: 18/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 18/12/2018 - Cabinet Member for Children and Families

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