18 Establishing a Corporate Parenting Board PDF 96 KB
To receive a report from the Director of
Children’s Services in relation to the establishment of a
Corporate Parenting Board.
The Panel received a report
from the Director of Children’s Services in relation to the
creation of a sub-committee of the Children and Families Advisory
Panel (CFAP) to act as a dedicated Corporate Parenting Board
The Panel heard that the role
of the CPB would be to promote the best outcomes for children in
care and care leavers and enable Councillor led engagement and
advice to CFAP and the relevant Executive Member. Alongside the
report was a proposed Terms of Reference for the CPB.
Resolved: That the Children and
Families Advisory Panel;
- Agrees to
the formation of a sub-committee known as the Corporate Parenting
Board on the basis set out in the report and in the attached draft
terms of reference.
- Agrees to
the adoption of the proposed Terms of Reference for the
three Members to the Board, on a proportionate basis and identifies
one of them as Chairman and another as Vice-Chairman. In addition,
that the Children and Families Advisory Panel appoint a substitute
member for each political group.
- The Panel
appointed Cllr Chadd (Chairman), Cllr
Briggs (Vice-Chairman) and Cllr Wade alongside Cllr Carpenter
(Conservative Deputy) and Cllr Porter (Liberal Democrat
- Recommends to
County Council the appointment of three co-opted Care Ambassadors
as Members of the Board as set out in the Terms of