Agenda

Cabinet Member for Children and Families
Friday, 21st June, 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Anna Martyn 023 9283 4870  Email: anna.martyn@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of Interests

3.

Portsmouth Safeguarding Children Partnership Arrangements pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Purpose

The purpose of this report is to provide an update on the new strategic safeguarding children partnership arrangements for Portsmouth

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member approves the new strategic safeguarding children partnership arrangements on behalf of the City Council ready for publishing (Appendix A). The arrangements have been approved already by the Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group and by Hampshire Police.

 

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4.

Creation of a new Foster Carer Adaptation Policy pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Purpose

1) To seek approval from the Cabinet member for Children and Families for the creation of a policy at appendix A to provide financial support to foster carers generating increase in foster carer placements.

 

2) To seek approval of the financial appraisal, appendix B supporting the policy.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Children and Families:

 

1)    approves the policy to provide financial support to foster carers who meet the requirements as laid out in the policy at appendix A.

 

2)    gives delegated authority to the Director of Children, Families and Education to approve individual business cases, the S151 Officer has already detailed delegated authority to Finance Managers to approve capital spend up to a maximum of £50,000.

 

3)    approves the Financial Assistance Agreement at appendix B. 

 

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