Issue details

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Young People

Cabinet considered the report and:


1.    Agreed that Peterborough City Council play a full part in national arrangements under the Government’s National Transfer Scheme that is intended to ensure that unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people account for no more than 0.07% of the child population of any one local authority; and


2.    Agreed that Peterborough City Council also play a full part in supporting arrangements across the eastern region to support the transfer of unaccompanied minors between regional authorities by agreement and where transfer would be in the interests of the child or young person concerned.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/09/2016

Decision due: 26 Sep 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Lead director: Corporate Director People and Communities

Department: People Services

Contact: Lou Williams, Service Director: Children's & Safeguarding Cambridgehire County Council & Peterborough City Council Email:; Tel: 01733 864139 Email: Tel: 01733 864139.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Creating Opportunities and Tackling Inequalities

Meeting Open to Public: N/A


Agenda items


  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.