Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
For the Executive Member to approve the CSA
for 2019-20 and agree to publication of the CSA 2019-20 on the
Bracknell Forest Website to make it available to parents and
The Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning approved the contents of the CSA 2019-20, and agreed to publication of the CSA 2019-20 on the Bracknell Forest website to make it available to parents and childcare providers.
Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities sets out Local Authorities statutory duty to secure sufficient childcare. In order to meet this duty Bracknell Forest Council is required to submit a report to elected council members on how it is meeting its duty and to make this report available to parents.
No alternative options were considered
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Financial Impact: Any revenue costs related to the CSA 2019-20 will need to be financed from within current budgets. If any capital costs emerge, they will need to be considered by the council through the normal budget setting process.
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director of People.
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Parents of children resident in or accessing
childcare in Bracknell Forest were consulted via an online survey
on their need for childcare. The survey was advertised via
childcare providers, the BFC website, the Family Information
Website and social media.
All childcare providers registered to provide
funded childcare in Bracknell Forest, all parents of children
resident in Bracknell Forest.
Contact: Sarah Gee, Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 351447.
Publication date: 07/01/2020
Date of decision: 07/01/2020
Effective from: 16/01/2020