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: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/07/2020
Decision due: 14 Dec 2020 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People
Lead director: Strategic Director: Children's Services
Department: Children's Services
Contact: Abi Onaboye, Director: Children's Commissioning & Community Safety Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.