Every top tier local authority is required to
publish a sufficiency strategy. This must set out how we seek to
avoid children coming into care through the provision of family
support services, and identify steps that we are taking to ensure
that we have sufficient placements for children in care in our
area, so that as many children and young people in care can live
locally, provided that this is in their best interests.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/07/2021
Decision due: January 2023 by Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education, Skills and the University
Lead member: Councillor Lynne Ayres, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education, Skills and the University firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead director: Executive Director People Services PCC & CCC
Department: People Services
Contact: Nicola Curley, Assistant Director for Children's Social Care Tel: 07920160141 Email: email@example.com Tel: 01733 864065.
There has been widespread consultation
including with children and young people in care.
Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Children and Education Scrutiny Committee