Venue: Committee Room 'C' - The Duke of Lancaster Room, County Hall, Preston. View directions

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Introductions and Apologies

County Councillor Brown


To note who is attending and any apologies for absence.


Notes of the Meeting and Matters Arising from 22 May 2019 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

County Councillor Brown


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


Membership and Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 205 KB

County Councillor Brown


The Board is asked to agree the current terms of reference and membership.



Ministerial Roundtable Discussion with Personal Advisors (30 mins) pdf icon PDF 223 KB

Jim Rowe, Professional Personal Advisor, Leaving Care - East


To receive information from the Ministerial Roundtable discussion with Personal Advisors that was held on 20 June 2019.


Additional documents:


LINX (15 mins)



To receive an update from LINX – Lancashire Children in Care Council.


Children in Care and Care Leavers Performance and Management Information (25 mins) pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Michael Walder Senior Business Intelligence Manager, Business Intelligence


To receive performance information on Children in Care and Care Leavers from Lancashire.


Additional documents:


Lancashire's Care Leavers Report (30 mins) pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Brendan Lee, Head of Children's Social Care North/Shaeda Alam, Strategic Lead, Corporate Parenting


To receive a report on the options for improvement to reform the Leaving Care Service in Lancashire.


Additional documents:


Independent Reviewing Officers Annual Report (10 mins) pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Andy Smith, Head of Service Safeguarding, Audit and Inspection/Paul McIntyre, Safeguarding Manager


To receive and discuss the key findings in the annual report.


Additional documents:


Action Plan (5 mins) pdf icon PDF 409 KB

Barbara Bath, Head of Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Services


To receive an update on the Corporate Parenting Action Plan.



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:


Tuesday, 26 November 2019 at 6.00pm in the Duke of Lancaster Room – Committee Room 'C', County Hall, Preston.