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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Karen S Dunleavy - Email: karen.dunleavy@peterborough.gov.uk  01733 452233 - Email: karen.dunleavy@peterborough.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

At this point Members must declare whether they have a disclosable pecuniary interest, or other interest, in any of the items on the agenda, unless it is already entered in the register of members’ interests or is a “pending notification “ that has been disclosed to the Head of Legal Services

3.

Minutes of the Meeting Held on 21 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2018.

4.

Update from Foster Carers pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

 

    It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:  

  1. Notes the content of the report; and
  2. Raise any queries they have with the Foster Carer Forum Representatives.

 

 

Corporate Parenting Committee wish to receive an update at formal committee meetings of discussions and actions from the Foster Carers forum.

 

5.

Update from Participation Officer on behalf of the Children in Care Council pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

 

     It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:

? Notes the content of the report.

 

 

The purpose of this report is to provide an update from the Children in Care Council and to allow the Committee to raise any queries they have with lead officers

 

6.

Permanency report placements report to include: pdf icon PDF 111 KB

·         Adoption Annual Report

·         Fostering report

·         Reg 44 report

·         TACT innovations undertaken to reduce the number of children taken into care

 

Minutes:

 

     It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:

 

1.    Notes the contents of the report which provides an update of the partnership between Peterborough City Council and TACT including information in respect of the fostering and adoption agencies’ work and the innovation programme.

 

 

 

To provide an update to the Corporate Parenting Committee in respect of the role of TACT and the outcomes for children in care.

 

7.

Annual Report of the Independent Review Officer Service pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

     It is recommended that The Corporate Parenting Committee:

 

1. Members are asked to note the report and raise any queries with the lead officers.

 

 

1.         The purpose of this report is to provide statutory review and analysis of the Independent Reviewing Service; and

2.         The report shall be presented to Members of The Corporate Parenting Committee as requested on 20 March 2019 for their work programme.

 

8.

Report on 0-25 service redesign, including transition services pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Minutes:

 

        It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:

?        Notes the content of the report.

?        Raise any queries they have with the lead officers.

 

 

1.         The purpose of this report is to update Committee on the redesign of the 0-25 service

 

2.         The update has been requested by Committee

 

3.         This report provides additional and background information requested by the Committee for its meeting on 20th March 2019;

 

9.

Report on work of the Corporate Parenting Committee for the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Minutes:

It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:  

  1. Agrees that the annual report is an accurate reflection of the work of the Committee over the last 12 months; and
  2. Agrees to submit the annual report to the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee for noting as per the Corporate Parenting Committee’s Terms of Reference.

  

 

The purpose of this report is to  advise the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee of

activity carried out the Corporate Parenting Committee in the municipal year 2018-19

 

10.

Performance Reports pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Placements of Children in Care

Scorecard

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:  

?        Notes the content of the report; and

?        Raise any queries they have with the lead officers.

 

To update the Corporate Parenting Committee in respect of the numbers of children and young

people currently being looked after by the Council and to provide a breakdown of the types of

placements in which they are living.  The report also provides information about the age, gender

and ethnicity of those children and young people.  

 

11.

Health pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Minutes:

 

It is recommended that the Corporate Parenting Committee:

1. Notes the content of the report; and

2. Raise any queries with the Lead Officers.

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) activities to ensure robust monitoring and quality assurance systems are in place to meet the health needs of the Looked after Children population in Peterborough

 

12.

Members Issues

Members that are not part of the core CPC membership, but hold Corporate Parenting responsibilities, are invited to raise any issues they have with regard to the services provided to Children in Care.

13.

Date of the Next Meeting

Meetings will be dates will be decided at Annual Council, which is due to be held on Monday, 20 May 2019.