Issue details

Gloucestershire Child Safeguarding Arrangements: Working Together (2018)

To seek Cabinet endorsement for the child safeguarding arrangements set out in Working Together: Gloucestershire multi agency arrangements to safeguard children April 2019 prior to full implementation in July 2019.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/05/2019

Decision due: 19 Jun 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Contact: Andy Dempsey Email:


The development of Gloucestershire’s arrangements to meet the requirements of Working Together 2018, have been informed by a series of conversations and consultations with members of the existing Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board (GSCB).

Scrutiny Input: To be confirmed

Planned Dates: April to July 2019 – Transitional period from existing GSCB to Gloucestershire Child Safeguarding Executive (GSCE) with full implementation by 15th July 2019