Decision details

Life Chances Team Annual Report 2018-2019

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This annual report provides information on the process, performance and impact of the multi-agency Life Chances Team for Children Looked After.



1          the work of Life Chances Team and the positive impact on outcomes for children looked after be noted.

2          the proposed actions and developments for the Life Chances Team set out during the financial year 2018 – 2019 be noted.


Reasons for the decision:

The Review demonstrates that the model used for the Life Chances Virtual Team can have a positive impact on outcomes for children and on the efficiency of workers from different agencies and teams in working together. 

The Life Chances Team provides the opportunity for the development of resources, skills and other activities to further improve outcomes for children.


Alternative options considered:

No alternative options have been considered.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: There are no significant financial implications arising from this report.

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No.

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director : People

Other reasons / organisations consulted

In writing


Life Chances Team
Children's Social Care Management Team
People Departmental Management Team

Contact: Peter Hodges, Head of Looked After Children Email: Tel: 01344 351532.

Publication date: 15/07/2019

Date of decision: 15/07/2019

Effective from: 23/07/2019

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