Agenda

Corporate Parenting Committee
Wednesday 8 February 2017 5.00 pm

Venue: Board Room 2 - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ. View directions

Contact: Bryony Gibbs, Governance Officer  020 8937 1355, Email: bryony.gibbs@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda.

2.

Deputations (if any)

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 92 KB

The minutes of the previous meeting are attached for the committee’s consideration.

4.

Matters arising (if any)

5.

Feedback from Care in Action / Junior Care in Action

This is an opportunity for members of the Children In Care Council (CIA)

to feedback on recent activity.

6.

London Regional Adoption Agency pdf icon PDF 76 KB

The Cabinet considered a report at its meeting on 12 December 2016 seeking  approval for the Council to work collaboratively with other London boroughs to continue to develop the London Regional Adoption Agency with the intention of joining the agency, when it becomes operational. This Cabinet report is attached for the committee’s consideration.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Brent Fostering Service Quarterly Monitoring Report 1st October - 31st December 2016 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

This report provides information to the Committee about the general management of the in-house fostering service and how it is achieving good outcomes for children. This is in accordance with standard 25.7 of the Fostering National Minimum Standards (2011). The report covers the third quarter of this reporting year.

8.

Brent Virtual School for Looked After Children - Annual Report 2015/2016 pdf icon PDF 928 KB

The purpose of the annual report is to outline the activity and impact of the Brent Virtual School during the academic year 2015-16.  The report includes details of the educational outcomes of our Brent looked after children who had been in care for a year or more. It reflects on the impact of our activities and identifies areas of future development to achieve improved outcomes for our looked after children.

Additional documents:

9.

Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 64.