Decision details

Strengthening Families Programme (system-wide transformation of children’s services)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report recommends endorsement of the approach, objectives and investment priorities Strengthening Families Programme, a system-wide transformation of children’s services.




1.              Endorsed the Strengthening Families programme approach and objectives and investment priorities as set out in the business case.


2.              Approved the allocation of £1.815m from expected capital receipts (as set out in the medium term financial plan) for the delivery of the programme by the end of 2019/20.


3.       Delegated further decision-making (including on all necessary procurements) within the agreed scope of the programme and allocated budget, and within approved schemes of delegation, to the Executive Director for Care & Safeguarding.

Report author: Jacqui Jensen

Publication date: 03/04/2018

Date of decision: 03/04/2018

Decided at meeting: 03/04/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/04/2018

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