Decision details

Adoption West: Progress Update

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To update Cabinet on progress with Adoption West as a vehicle for the delivery of adoption services on a regional basis.


In coming to this decision I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself.


Having fully considered all of the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to:


Note the two 6 monthly update reports by the Director of Adoption West and agree to receive an update on progress in 12 months’ time.



Publication date: 23/04/2021

Date of decision: 23/04/2021

Effective from: 01/05/2021

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