Issue details

Adjustments to recruitment and retention arrangements for social work qualified practitioners in locality safeguarding teams (General Exception Rule)

This key decision was considered using the Council’s general exception rules because the decision was urgent and it was not possible to give 28 days prior notice of the decision on the Cabinet Forward Plan. The decision was taken by Peter Bungard, Chief Executive of Gloucestershire County Council.

The Chair and Vice Chair of the Corporate Overview Scrutiny Committee were notified in advance of this decision.


Any representations in response to the decision needed to be sent to:

Andy Dempsey, Director of Partnerships and Strategy

Tel: (01452) 425019 Email:

By 5pm on Wednesday 1 December 2021


Please refer to the published decision statement for details relating to this decision.

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: 25/11/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Please refer to the published general exception notice for details of why this decision had to be taken as an urgent decision under the Council's General Exception Rules

Lead director: Chief Executive

Department: Chief Executive Office