Decision details

Approval of Changes to Havering's Children's Safeguarding Partnership

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet will be asked to approve changes to Local Safeguarding Children arrangements arising from the Children and Social Work Act 2017, and the publication of the Working Together Guidance in 2018. This requires that a plan for delivery should be published by the end of June 2019, with the new model implemented in September 2019.


For the reasons set out in the report,




(i)              Approved the principles and approach to the new safeguarding arrangements and child death reviews as set out in this report


(ii)             Agreed to delegate to the Director of Children’s Services, after consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education, Children & Families, the responsibility for finalising the plan for the new arrangements by 29th June 2019.


(iii)            Approved the arrangements for Independent Scrutiny set out at 3.1 of the report.

Publication date: 12/06/2019

Date of decision: 12/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet

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