Issue details

Children Looked After Sufficiency Strategy 2021 - 2024

It is a legal requirement for all local authorities to provide a Children Looked After Sufficiency Strategy, as set out in Section 22G of the Children's Act 1989. The Strategy sets out how Lancashire County Council intends to meet its Sufficiency Duty for the children we look after, improve the quality and choice of placements, ensure value for money and minimise the likelihood of suitable placements not being available locally. 


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C19 have been complied with.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect in 2 or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 14 Jan 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Contact: Annette McNeil Email:


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