Decision details

Approval to enter into a Section 256 agreement with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough's Clinical Commissioning Group - AUG20/CMDN/21

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education, Skills and the University

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet Member:


1. Authorised the Council to enter into a Section 256 Agreement (pursuant to section 256 NHS Act 2006) with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group for receipt of funding relating to health funded support to children and young people and their families for the financial years 2020/2021 and 2021/2022.

Reasons for the decision:

The Section 256 agreement will enable the delivery of a range of services for children, young people and their families, which will be delivered in an integrated way with key partners, thereby improving outcomes for children and young people.

Alternative options considered:

To do nothing – this was rejected as the agreement between Peterborough City Council and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG enable to delivery of a wider range of services to children and young people, which will improve outcomes for this group.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Background Documents:

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Emotional / Mental Health and Well Being

Publication date: 10/08/2020

Date of decision: 10/08/2020

Effective from: 14/08/2020

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