Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose: To respond to a Government directive,
initiated through the Department of Education, to ensure that
groups of Local Authorities come together to form larger adoption
agencies and partnerships to provide efficiency in meeting
children's needs and improved outcomes for children.
1) Wokingham’s shared service arrangements being extended to become Adopt Thames Valley Regional Adoption Agency be supported. The new shared service is to be hosted by Oxfordshire County Council, with a base for Berkshire in Wokingham;
2) the final decision on details be delegated to the Director of People Services and Lead Member for Children’s Services;
3) the Lead Member for Children’s Services being a member of the new governance board be supported.
Wards Affected: None Specific;
Reference Number: WBC917
Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0118 974 6137.
Report author: Lisa Humphreys
Publication date: 26/01/2017
Date of decision: 26/01/2017
Decided at meeting: 26/01/2017 - Executive
Effective from: 04/02/2017