Issue details

Extension of the Children’s Residential Care Consortia Framework 2021-2024

Executive oversight and endorsement of Bracknell Forest Council’s continued membership of the Children’s Residential Care Consortia Framework for a further 3 years in line with the contract conditions.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to financial or business affairs.

Decision due: 1 Jun 2021 by Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning
Reason: This decision will be taken by the Executive Member on advice from a meeting of the Executive acting in an advisory capacity.

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: People

Contact: Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning Email: thom.wilson@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Tel: 01344 354142.

Consultation process

Not applicable.

Consultees

None.

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People.

Financial Impact: Involvement in the Residential framework is intended to support the council to secure high quality residential placements for children who need them at prices that represent value for money. The use of a framework across a number of local authorities is intended to reduce administration costs whilst enabling opportunities to work with and shape the marketplace.

Reason the item will considered in private: Paragraph 3 - Information relating to financial or business matters.