Issue details

Children's Trust Phase 2 Procurement

In order to meet the requirements of the Direction made by the Secretary of State, Department for Education (DfE) on 17th December 2019, the County Council is taking steps for a range of its Children’s Services to be delivered through an alternative delivery model (referred to as a Children’s Trust) as set out in the agreed Memorandum of Understanding between the Council and the DfE (due to be agreed during October 2020).

 

The Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning will be asked to approve the commencement of a procurement process to appoint a contractor to manage the process of establishing the West Sussex Children’s Trust and the transfer of the agreed services to that Trust (as set out in the Memorandum of Understanding). 

 

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/03/2020

Decision due: October 2020 by Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning

Lead member: Lucy Butler, Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning lucy.butler@westsussex.gov.uk

Lead director: Lucy Butler

Contact: Vince Clark, Children's First Transformation Director Email: vince.clark@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 07402 338396.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this decision should be made to the Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning via the officer contact by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553

West Sussex Plan Priority: Best Start in Life

Background papers

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