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Exclusion of the Press and Public

The committee is advised that the public may be excluded from meetings whenever it is likely in view of the nature of the proceedings that exempt information would be disclosed. Meetings of the Corporate Parenting Committee are attended by representatives of Care In Action (CIA), the council’s Children in Care Council. The committee is therefore recommended to exclude the press and public for the duration of the meeting,  as the attendance of CIA representatives necessitates the disclosure of the following category of exempt information, set out in the Local Government Act 1972:  - information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual.


Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


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.


Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 67.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Update from Care In Action Representatives

This is an opportunity for members of Care In Action (CIA) to feedback on recent activity.


Brent Looked After Children Health Annual Report 2017-2018 by NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group and Brent LAC Health Team - London Northwest University NHS Trust (LNWUHT) pdf icon PDF 428 KB

This report combines NHS Brent CCG and the Provider Health reports for Looked After Children (LAC). The health provider is London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUHT).  The report outlines the delivery of health services to LAC by the London Borough of Brent, in line with National Statutory Guidance, and reviews performance indicators, clinical work undertaken by the LAC health team, service improvements and plans for further development.


Feedback from Looked After Children: Outcome of Bright Spots Questionnaire 2018 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

This report presents feedback from Looked After Children provided via the Bright Spots Questionnaire 2018.  


Brent Fostering Service Quarterly Monitoring Report: Quarter 3: 1 October to 31 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 159 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide information to the Council’s Corporate Parenting 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).


Verbal update on 'Regionalisation of Adoption'

Members will be provided with a verbal update on the progress made with regard to the Regionalisation of Adoption.


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 60.