Agenda

West Yorkshire Adoption Joint Committee
Friday, 14th February, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: If you would like to find out more please contact Sarah Johal, Head of Service for One Adoption West Yorkshire, Email: sarah.johal@leeds.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APPEALS AGAINST REFUSAL OF INSPECTION OF DOCUMENTS

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)

 

(In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting

2.

EXEMPT INFORMATION - POSSIBLE EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.

 

2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.

 

3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-

 

  RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:-

 

 

3.

LATE ITEMS

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration

 

 

 

(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)

 

4.

DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct. 

5.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence (If any)

6.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the previous meeting held on 1st August 2019.

 

 

(Copy attached)

7.

Matters Arising from the Minutes

To consider any matters arising from the minutes.

8.

Head of Service Report pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To consider a report by the Director of Children’s and Families which provides a summary from the Head of Service on the developments of the service since the last report to the committee in August 2019.

 

 

(Report attached)

 

9.

Half Yearly Adoption Agency Report pdf icon PDF 351 KB

To consider a report by the Director of Children’s and Families which sets out the work and developments within One Adoption West Yorkshire between April 2019 and September 2020.

 

 

(Report attached)

 

Additional documents:

10.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting will take place on Tuesday, 28th July 2020 at 1.30pm in the Civic Hall, Leeds.