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Cabinet Decision: 14th July 2016
Title of Item/Report
Children's Services Strategy for Change and Improvement
Record of the Decision

Cabinet considered a report that presented the first Children's Services Strategy for Change and Improvement. The non-statutory strategy sets out how the Council would deliver change and improvement in children's services 2016-18, to deliver the Council Plan priorities.

It had been developed in response to:
a. The development of the Council Plan and the need for clearer threads to operational activity;
b. The need for a sustained focus on self-assessment and improvement, at least partly in response to forthcoming Ofsted inspection;
c. The need to bring greater clarity to priorities for employees and partners to assist in the redesign, review and recommissioning of services and collaboration on priorities.

The detailed strategy was provided for Members and a summary of the strategy was provided.

RESOLVED that the Children's Services Strategy for Change and Improvement be approved.
Reasons for the Decision
To set out a clear strategy for Children's Services.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Details of any Dispensations
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Midnight, 25th July 2016

Date of Publication: 19 July 2016

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