Report by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman on Children's Social Care - 8 May 2019
Decision Maker: Full Council
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
This report is about a father's rights to
exhaust the CYP complaints process. The ombudsman's view is that
the father's right outweighs a child's request for their records
not to be shared.
County Councillor Phillippa Williamson moved a report setting out details of a finding of fault causing injustice after an investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. The report set out the actions that had already been taken in response to the Ombudsman's recommendations.
Resolved: - That:
(i) The recommendations set out in the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman's report at Appendix 'A' to the report, now presented, be noted.
(ii) The actions already taken be noted and the further steps proposed in response to the report's recommendations, as set out in the report, now presented, be noted.
Report author: Angela Esslinger
Date of decision: 18/07/2019
Decided at meeting: 18/07/2019 - Full Council