The Cabinet Member for Children and Young People has approved:
1) The adoption of the Children First Practice Improvement Plan for Children’s Services, for submission to the Department for Education.
2) The commitment, in consultation with the Cabinet, to fund the investment required to deliver the improvement plan as described in the investment plan. The detailed governance and monitoring of the investment plan will be the subject of further consideration and approval.
3) That a Children First Strategy be developed, to give broad strategic expression to the County Council’s aspirations for children, with the proposed strategy to be presented for further consultation and approval in due course, with the intention of launching it in October 2019.