Decision details

One Adoption West Yorkshire to enter into an agreement with and accept grant funding of £1 million from the Department for Education (DfE)

Reference: D50648

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

One Adoption West Yorkshire (OAWY) to enter into an agreement and to accept grant funding from the DfE to undertake recruitment activity on a national and regional scale. To work with other agencies to agree a mechanism for allocating the funds.

Decision:

The Director of Children and Families approved the proposals in this report for the Council to enter into an agreement and accept grant funding from the DfE on behalf of OAWY, such grant funding to be managed by OAWY on behalf of all RAAs for the purpose of undertaking adoption recruitment activity on a national and regional scale, with the Council acting as the lead local authority.

 

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families

Other reasons / organisations consulted

National Adoption Steering Group meetings

RAA Leaders Group meetings

 

Consultees

Director of Childrens Services

Deputy Director of Childrens Services

Representatives of National Adoption Steering Group

 

Contact: Sarah Johal, Head of One Adoption West Yorkshire 0113 3783644 Email: sarah.johal@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 10/03/2020

Date of decision: 18/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

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