Issue details

Lambeth Children’s Social Care Improvement Programme

This report recommends:

(1) That Cabinet note developments since March 2016, including the outcomes of the formal six month review meeting with the DfE held on June 30 2016 visit.

(2) That Cabinet endorse the progress which has been made in relation to Children’s Social Care improvements so far, including progress toward key milestones, and note the feedback from the two Ofsted improvement visits which have taken place since the last cabinet report.

(3) That Cabinet endorse the priorities for improvement going forward and note the progress which the DfE and their appointed expert advisors, Morning Lane Associates, will expect to see by January 2017.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/07/2016

Decision due: 10 Oct 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness

Lead director: Strategic Director: Children's Services

Department: Adults and Health

Contact: Orla Oakey, National Management Traineee Email:


Agenda items


  • Lambeth Children’s Social Care Improvement Programme  

Background papers