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No. Item


Introductions and Apologies

County Councillor Brown


To note who is attending and any apologies for absence.


Notes of the Meeting and Matters Arising from 23 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

County Councillor Brown


To agree for accuracy the notes of the meeting and receive any matters arising.


Getting to Good Plan pdf icon PDF 620 KB

Sally Allen, Corporate Management Team


To receive information on the Getting to Good Plan and how the Board can contribute to the plan.



LINX - Housing Activities

LINX – Lancashire's Children in Care Council


To receive information on what each district offers care leavers with regards to housing/accommodation.


Receive findings on what the Young Inspectors have gleaned from carrying out inspections of accommodation where our children in care live.



What would the Board want from District Councils on Housing and Suitable Accommodation

Barbara Bath, Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Team


In group work, to scope out questions that the Board would like to ask District Councils on how they support care leavers with housing and suitable accommodation and to draft a letter from the Board to accompany the questions.



Current Activity pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Rachel Blundell and Dave Carr, Policy, Information and Commissioning (Start Well)


To receive an update on what work is being done around Block Purchasing and Supported Accommodation for Care Leavers.


Corporate Parenting Board Action Plan pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Barbara Bath, Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Team


To agree the action plan and have as a standing item on the agenda, which will evidence the impact on how the Board is taking forward the objectives as set out in the Corporate Parenting Strategy.



Any Other Business

County Councillor Brown


To receive any other business.



Date and Time of Next Meeting

County Councillor Brown


The date and time of the next meeting is as follows:


Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at 6.00pm in Committee Room 'D' – Henry Bolingbroke Room, County Hall, Preston, PR1 8RJ.