Agenda and decisions

Corporate Parenting Panel
Monday, 7th September, 2020 4.30 pm

Venue: City Hall

Contact: Jill Bell 

Items
No. Item

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members. 

 

 (Jill Bell – 01274 434580)

2.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

                                                                        (Jill Bell – 01274 434580)

3.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meetings held on 29 June and 20 July 2020 be signed as a correct record (previously published).

 

(Jill Bell – 01274 434580)

4.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Jill Bell - 01274 434580)

 

6.

REPORT ON THE WI-FI ACCESS & MOBILE CONNECTIVITY FOR BRADFORD CARE LEAVERS pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Bradford currently has 647 young people identifying as Care Leavers. The report  of the Strategic Director of children’s Services (Document “L”) will explore the numbers of young people who have access to smart devices and Wi-Fi.

 

Recommended -

 

The views of the Corporate Parenting Panel regarding options set out in Section 9 of Document “L” are welcomed.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)          That the options listed in paragraphs 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3 be noted.

 

(2)          That it be recommended to the Strategic Director Children’s Services that it be working practice that social workers ensure that young people have access to training and digital services and equipment.

 

(3)          That a further report on progress regarding Wi-Fi access for young people be presented to the Panel in the 2021/22 municipal year.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Children’s Services

5.

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE LIVING OUTSIDE OF BRADFORD CITY RESIDENTIAL AND FOSTERING SERVICES pdf icon PDF 129 KB

The report of the Strategic Director of Children’s Services (Document “K”)highlights the need to address the sufficiency needs across Bradford Children’s Services. Our vision remains to offer Bradford children the right to remain living in their home city and that we can create a suitable offer for each child and young person.

 

Recommended -

 

The Panel is asked to note the contents of Document “K”.

 

                                                            (Mark Trinder -01274 434254)

Decision:

Resolved _

 

(1)          That the contents of Document “K” be noted.

 

(2)          That s further detailed report be presented to the Panel on 8 March 2021 about the Mockingbird programme and the current progress on it’s implementation in the Bradford District.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Children’s Services

7.

WORK PLAN 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

The Corporate Parenting Panel Work Plan for 2020/21 is submitted (Document “M”) for the Panel’s consideration.

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)          That the detailed report on the Mockingbird programme be added to 8 March 2021 meeting.

 

(2)          That an update on digital and Wi-Fi access for your people be brought to the Panel in the 2021/22 Municipal year.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director Children’s Services