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Declaration of interests
To provide the Cabinet Member with an update, following a review of the allowances and skills fees for foster carers, Staying Put, Family Link and Lodgings-Plus carers; and to seek approval to implement the revised policy (which includes the scale of allowances and fees table) at Appendix 1.
RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Children & Families
1. Approve the revised policy (Appendix 1) with effect from 01 April 2020, and specifically note the following key changes:
i. The proposal for Hub home carer payments under the pilot Mockingbird Programme.
ii. The proposal to increase the Introduction Fee from £250 to £500.
1. Approved the proposal for Hub home carer payments under the pilot Mockingbird Programme.
2. Approved the proposal to increase the Introduction Fee from £250 to £500.