Agenda item - Transition to New Safeguarding Children's Partnership Arrangements

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Transition to New Safeguarding Children's Partnership Arrangements

Report of the Executive Director for Fsamilies, Children & Learning (copy attached)

 

Contact Officer:        Laura Perkins                                         Tel: 01273 296736

                                 LSCB/LSAB Business Manager

                                     

                                                                                                                       

Wards affected:        All Wards

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the New Safeguarding Arrangements and reporting structure be noted.

Minutes:

22.1    The LSCB/LSAB Business Manager gave a brief overview of the report which proposed changes to children’s safeguarding arrangements in line with new legislation under the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and subsequent revision to Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.

 

22.2    Councillor Clare referred to the 3 equal partners and enquired of the financial contributions from other partners.

 

22.3    The Executive Director – Families, Children & Learnings stated that under the old safeguarding board 75% of the funding was provided by BHCC. It was noted that there was a significant increase in funding and that the overall budget had not been reduced.

 

22.4    Councillor Brown enquired if anyone had been appointed to the role of Independent Scrutineer.

 

22.5    The LSCB/LSAB Business Manager confirmed that Chris Robson had been appointed the role having previously chaired the LSCB.

 

22.6    Adam Muirhead stated that the Safety Net Group had struggled to attain some funding and enquired if it was possible to clarify what role they may have under the new structure.

 

22.7    The LSCB/LSAB Business Manager stated that conversations were ongoing. It was noted that LSCB funded the newsletter and although it was not yet possible to confirm anything, they would be involved going forward.

 

22.8    RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the New Safeguarding Arrangements and reporting structure be noted.

Supporting documents:

 


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