This report is to update Overview and Scrutiny
on the proposals to provide council tax exemption for care leavers
as part of Wokingham Borough Council Corporate Parenting
responsibilities. The Council is required to consider innovative
services and extensive support to care leavers up to the age of 25
years as a result of the Children and Social work Bill
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt - View reasons
Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This paper is progressing through the committee process to Executive in March 2018. The views of Overview and Scrutiny are important to Children's Social Care, but the decision making cannot be pre-empted; and whilst we debate and discuss the decision in draft, it is preferable to not make this proposal public.
Department: People Services (Children)
Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0118 974 6137.
Reason For Consideration: Overview and Scrutiny are to consider the proposal and provide feedback on the options as part of the quality assurance and committee process.