Decision details

Finance for Adoption Support and/or Settlement of Civil Claim

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Children's Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree a financial offer to settle a claim in respect of an adoption application.


To approve up to £800,000 for financial support to be provided under an Adoption Support Plan and/or to settle any civil claim.


The overall cost is a maximum of £800,000. The limit of £600,000 has previously been approved and this decision seeks to raise the limit by £200,000 to £800,000.  The financial support plan will only be implemented on the making of Adoption Orders.


Publication date: 07/02/2018

Date of decision: 15/02/2018

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