Agenda

Venue: Virtually via Zoom

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

2.

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.

3.

Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members

4.

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.

5.

Deputations (if any)

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

6.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 172 KB

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

7.

Matters arising (if any)

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

8.

Update from Care in Action and Care Leavers in Action Representatives

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

9.

Bright Spots Survey: Your Life Beyond Care 2021 pdf icon PDF 476 KB

To receive a report updating the Committee on the Bright Spots Survey 2021.

10.

Responding to Health Needs of Looked After Children

To receive a presentation from CCG representatives on the ways health services respond to the health needs of Looked After Children.

11.

London Protocol on Reducing Criminalisation of Looked After Children and Care Leavers pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To receive a report detailing the London Protocol on reducing criminalisation of Looked After Children and Care Leavers.

12.

Fostering Service Quarterly Report, Quarter 3 (Oct - Dec 2021) pdf icon PDF 579 KB

To provide Brent Corporate Parenting Committee with information about the general management of the in-house fostering service and how it is achieving good outcomes for children.

13.

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 her representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.