Agenda

Venue: Conference Hall

Contact: Hannah O'Brien, Governance Officer  020 8937 1339, Email: hannah.o'brien@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

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.

2.

Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members

3.

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.

4.

Deputations (if any)

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

5.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 246 KB

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

6.

Matters arising (if any)

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

7.

Update from Care In Action and Care Leavers in Action Representatives

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

8.

Brent Care Journeys Programme: year one progress update pdf icon PDF 524 KB

To provide the Corporate Parenting Committee a summary of activities undertaken by the Brent Care Joruneys Programme since its inception in 2020 to date. The report also draws attention to key acheivements, challenges within the Covid-19 context as well as areas of priority for 2021/22.

Additional documents:

9.

Corporate Parenting Annual Report 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 875 KB

To provide the Corporate Parenting Annual Report for 2020-21 to the Corporate Parenting Committee.

Additional documents:

10.

Fostering Service Quarterly Report, Quarter 1 (Apr 2021 - Jun 2021) pdf icon PDF 775 KB

To provide the Coprorate Parenting Committee information about the general management of the in-house fostering service and how it is achieving good outcomes. The report details the activity of Brent’s fostering service from 1 April – 30 June 2021.

11.

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.