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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020 11.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. View directions

Contact: Amanda Holyoak  Senior Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 16 December 2019, attached

Decision:

RESOLVED:  that the minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2019 be approved and signed by the Leader as a correct record.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive any questions from members of the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule14.  Deadline for notification is no later than 1.30 pm on Monday 20 January 2020.

5.

Member Question Time

To receive any questions of which Members have given due notice, the deadline for notification for this meeting is 5.00 pm on Friday 17 January 2020. 

6.

Scrutiny Items

7.

Youth Support pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Ed Potter – Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services

 

Report of the Director of Children’s Services attached

 

Contact:  Karen Bradshaw 01743 254201

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    To cease the current commissioning model via the LJCs.

 

b)    To agree a new model of Targeted Youth Support, which will be managed in-house as part of Shropshire’s Children’s Services Early Help provision.  This model will be trialled, developed and implemented between April 2020 and March 2021.

 

c)    To agree that further work takes place between Shropshire Council officers and town and parish councils, to agree the commissioning of open access youth support/clubs.

 

d)    Whilst agreeing to a new model being fully implemented by April 2021, to agree to a phased withdrawal of funding for universal open access between the period March 2020-March 2021, as new agreements are made with providers.

 

e)    To agree that Shropshire Council explore alternative models of support to the voluntary sector, currently delivering universal open access youth clubs; this would include DBS checks, training, implementation of appropriate policies and procedures and assistance to support future financial sustainability.

 

f)       To agree that in the new model we will work to the principles as set out in paragraph 5.5.1.

 

g)    To agree to delegate to the Executive Director of Children’s Services the ability to deliver the recommendations as set out above in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services.

 

 

 

8.

Shropshire Schools Funding Formula 2020 - 2021 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Ed Potter – Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services

 

Report of the Director of Children’s Services, attached

 

Contact:  Karen Bradshaw 01743 254201

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Cabinet accept the recommendation of Shropshire Schools Forum on the funding formula for Shropshire schools for the financial year 2020-21 for maintained schools, and the academic year 2020-21 for academies.

 

 

9.

Foster Care Fee and Allowance Policy pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Ed Potter – Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services

 

Report of the Director of Children’s Services attached

 

Contact:  Karen Bradshaw 01743 254201

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the revised fee and allowances policy for Shropshire foster carers, attached at Appendix A of the report. 

 

 

10.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To resolve that in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and Paragraph 10.4 [3] of the Council’s Access to Information Rules, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and Paragraph 10.4 [3] of the Council’s information rules.

 

11.

Exempt Minutes

To approve as a correct record and sign the exempt minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 16 December 2019, attached

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the exempt minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

 

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