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: December 2020 by Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning
Lead member: Lucy Butler, Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning email@example.com
Lead director: Lucy Butler
Contact: Vince Clark, Children's First Transformation Director Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07402 338396.
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
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