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Allocation of Resources to Deliver Adolescent Safeguarding Programme

Meeting: 12/06/2019 - Cabinet (Item 73)

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For the reasons set out in the report,



i.                 Approved the approach outlined in the Report and the request for resources allocated to Children’s Services, to enable the development of a multi-disciplinary adolescent safeguarding approach to address serious youth violence and exploitation. This would be the mechanism through which to deliver the actions contained in the Serious Group Violence and Knife Crime strategy relating to children and young people, approved at Cabinet in April 2019.

ii.                Agreed £750,000 funding over two calendar years (three financial years) over which time this approach will be fully evaluated and other (external) sources of funding can be explored. Following this, the service will be core funded from an allocation of demographic growth and a permanent budget adjustment to carry this work forward. Refer to financial implications and risks at section four of the report.



Councillor Robert Benham, Cabinet Member for Education, Children & Families presented the report to Cabinet. He stated that the Borough is very proud of the young people who are part of the community as they give great hope for the future and a commitment to be the best they can be.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 73