Decision - Review of Fostering Allowances

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Review of Fostering Allowances

Decision Maker: Children, Families & Schools Committee, Children, Young People & Skills Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To endorse an increase in allowances paid to BHCC foster carers in order to compete with Independent Fostering Agencies and adjoining Local Authorities in the recruitment and retention of foster carers.


RESOLVED: That the Committee agreed –


      i.         To increase fostering allowances as detailed in Option 2 in paragraph 4.2 of the report.

Report author: Karen Devine

Publication date: 13/06/2023

Date of decision: 12/06/2023

Decided at meeting: 12/06/2023 - Children, Families & Schools Committee

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