Implementation of the Lancashire and Blackpool Regional Adoption Agency
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
In May 2015, the government announced changes to the delivery of adoption services which required that, by April 2020, all adoption services would need to be delivered on a regional basis through Regional Adoption Agencies. The aim of this delivery model is to increase the number of children adopted, reduce the length of time children wait to be adopted and to improve post adoption support services to families who have adopted.
This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C19 have been complied with.
The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.
Date of decision: 12/03/2020
Effective from: 18/03/2020