Agenda

Corporate Parenting Panel - Thursday, 12th May, 2022 4.30 pm

Venue: City Hall

Contact: Jill Bell 

Items
No. Item

A. PROCEDURAL ITEMS

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members. 

 

 (Jill Bell – 01274 434580)

2.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

                                                                        (Jill Bell – 01274 435680)

3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 16 March 2022 be signed as a correct record (attached).

 

(Jill Bell – 01274 434580)

4.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Jill Bell - 01274 434580)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

5.

LOCAL OFFER- LEAVING CARE SERVICE pdf icon PDF 380 KB

The Strategic Director Children’s Services wil present a report (Document “J”) setting out a revision of the Local Offer for Bradford Care Leavers (April 2022).

 

Recommended –

 

That the views of the Corporate Parenting Panel are sought on the revised change of the Local Offer.

 

                                                                        (Louisa Kay – 07855177078)

 

 

Additional documents:

6.

REGULATION 44 VISITS pdf icon PDF 412 KB

The Strategic Director of Children’s Services willpresent a report (Document “K”) which provides the Corporate Parenting with an update on Bradford’s children’s homes, their Ofsted grades and the process of Regulation 44 Visits.

 

 

RECOMMENDATIONS

 

The report is for information only

 

 

(Suzanne Lythgow/Belinda Greene – 07582 100 936/07582 109 919)

7.

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL ON PROMOTING THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN IN CARE pdf icon PDF 219 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Children’s Services (Document “L”) presents an overview of the education outcomes for children in care during the academic year 2020/21 as required by statutory guidance.

 

Recommended -

 

That Corporate Parenting Panel give consideration to the report and approve the Virtual School Priorities for 2021/22 outlined in the report.

 

(Jonathan Cooper – 01274 436401)

 

                                                                                                           

Additional documents:

8.

FUTURE AGENDA SETTING

A discussion will take place on future agenda setting.