Decision details

Update on Annual Business Plan for Slough Children First Limited (SCF)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To receive an interim update on the Slough Children First company ahead of consideration of the business plan at a future Cabinet.


(a)  That the update concerning the development of a business plan by Slough Children First be noted.


(b)  That a maximum of £0.343m in-year increase in the contract sum to Slough Children First to £31.779m for 2022/23 be agreed. The actual sum would be dependent on the appointment of the additional resource being sought and would be paid to the company as these new staff started with the company.


(c)  That following the finalisation of the Mutual Ventures report, delegated authority be given to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Lead Member for Children’s Services, Lifelong Learning and Skills, to engage with the Department for Education on commissioning an options appraisal on alternative models for delivering children’s social care.

Publication date: 12/09/2022

Date of decision: 21/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2022 - Cabinet

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