Issue details

Children Looked After and Care Leavers Sufficiency Strategy 2020-2023

Section 22G of the Children’s Act (1989) requires local authorities to ensure sufficient accommodation within respective boroughs that meet the needs of children that are looked after (‘the sufficiency duty’).
Lambeth’s Children Looked After Sufficiency Strategy 2017-2020 was approved by Cabinet in January 2017.
This Strategy sets out how Lambeth will meet it’s responsibilities to commission and provide secure, safe and high quality placements and accomodation to children looked after and care leavers.

Cabinet will be asked to agree to the action plan created to meet out statutory requirements.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 2. Financial;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/07/2020

Decision due: 19 Oct 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Lead director: Strategic Director: Children's Services

Department: Children's Services

Contact: Roneeta Campbell-Butler, Lead Commissioner, Children's Services Email: rcampbell-butler@lambeth.gov.uk Tel: 020 7926 2905.

Documents

  • Children Looked After and Care Leavers Sufficiency Strategy 2020-2023