Decision details

Adoption West: Proposals and Consultation to develop a Regional Adoption Agency (RAA)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cllr Paul McLain, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People and Strategic Commissioning, sought to endorse outline proposals for Gloucestershire County Council, along with 5 other councils, to develop the Adoption West Regional Adoption Agency (RAA), and to approve public engagement and consultation.


Having considered all of the information, including known proposals and the reasons for the recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and, 




1)    Agree to support proposals for Gloucestershire County Council to join with Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire councils to develop the Adoption West Regional Adoption Agency, and


2)    Approve public engagement and consultation on the proposals outlined in the published decision report

Publication date: 20/07/2016

Date of decision: 20/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 20/07/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/07/2016

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