To seek Cabinet
For Gloucestershire County Council to join Adoption West; the proposed new Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) made up of the following Councils: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire, and
Upon the establishment of the Adoption West RAA, to award to Adoption West a 2 year contract for the provision of adoption services.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/02/2017
Decision due: 29 Mar 2017 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet member - Children & Young People and Strategic Commissioning
Contact: Helen Price, Lead Commissioner Families Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gloucestershire County Council (GCC), GCC staff, other participating councils, Voluntary Adoption Agency and Adoption Support Agency Staff
Health service commissioners and providers
Adoption panel members
Scrutiny Input: Children and Families Scrutiny Committee Meeting - 9 March 2017