Issue - decisions

Bi-annual adoption report (information report)

18/12/2018 - Annual Adoption Panel Activity Report April 2018 (information report)

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.