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Cabinet Decision: 13th December 2018
Title of Item/Report
Children's Services Progress Update: 2018/19 - Quarter 2 (July - September 2018)
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to a report that provided a summary of performance across Children's Services for Quarter 2. It was based on the Children's Strategy priorities agreed by Cabinet in June 2017.

The report summarised performance information in relation to the Children's Services Strategy 2017-20. This strategy, agreed by Cabinet in June 2017, set out the key priorities for Children's Services and the key performance indicators associated with delivery.

The update report was in three parts:

a. Update on 2018/19 priorities.
b. Update on other actions and progress against the wider strategy
c. A summary of key points

RESOLVED that the report be noted, and in particular:-

- The continued challenges around demand.
- The current position in relation to the numbers of children in care.
- The continued high performance around meeting statutory deadlines and timescales.
Reasons for the Decision
To ensure that Members are aware of progress and issues in the delivery of the Children's Services Strategy 2017-20.
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, 21 December 2018.

Date of Publication: 17 December 2018

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