1. Approved the business case at appendix A to this report to proceed with an East London Regional Adoption Agency led by the London Borough of Havering to commence by July 2019 agree the budget commitment set out in the body of the report;
2. Delegated authority for the implementation of the project to the Director for Children Services including but not limited to entering into partnering agreements, agreeing the final terms of any Inter-authority risk and partnership sharing agreement and agreeing and arranging TUPE of staff between the authorities.
Councillor Robert Benham, Cabinet Member for Education, Children and Families, introduced the report.
The purpose of the report is to propose a model for the future delivery of East London’s Regional Adoption Agency.
It is proposed that the East London Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) is created through combining the adoption ... view the full minutes text for item 31