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Reboot West Phase 2 – care leaver project extension

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to accept West of England Combined Authority funding to extend the ‘Reboot West’ project supporting care leavers into education, training and employment.



  1. Approved, subject to meeting the requirements of the WECA Committee, the acceptance of £720,000 of WECA funding to extend the Reboot West project until 2024.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director People in consultation with the Cabinet Member to take all steps to enter into a grant agreement and partnership agreements to extend the Reboot project.
  3. Approved an update to the partnership agreement between Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset councils, including sharing the administration and legal costs of establishing Phase 2 of Reboot West.
  4. Approved the extension of the partnership arrangements outlined in Appendix A1 with/on behalf of the three participating local authorities to deliver the proposal to support an increased proportion of care leavers into education, employment and training.
  5. Approved engagement with wider public sector partners and obtain monetised evidence during this Phase 2 project in order to make savings and shift resource into a preventative Reboot model from 2024 onwards.


Report author: Jane Taylor

Publication date: 25/02/2021

Date of decision: 25/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 25/02/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 09/03/2021

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