Corporate Parenting Committee - Wednesday 28 February 2024 2.00 pm

Venue: Ground Floor (G02 rooms),160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH

Contact: Paula Thornton or Beverley Olamijulo 020 7525 4395 / 7234  Email: or

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Mobile phones

Mobile phones should be turned off or put on silent during the course of the meeting.

Part A - Open Business



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    To receive any apologies for absence.


Confirmation of voting members

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    A representative of each political group will confirm the voting members of the committee.


Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

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    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear days of the meeting.


Disclosure of interests and dispensations

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    Members to declare any interests and dispensation in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.



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    To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the open section of the meeting held on 7 December 2023.

    Supporting documents:


Speaker box update (2.15 - 2.45 PM)

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    Presentation: Malcolm Dechaun, Children’s Rights & Participation Officer


Workshop on Careers and wellbeing (young people to be part of this) (2.45 - 3.15 PM)

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    Presentation: Malcolm Dechaun and young people.


Update: Outcome of Focussed Visit on Care Leavers (brief report) (3.15 - 3.35 PM)

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    Presentation by Helen Woolgar, Assistant Director - Safeguarding and Care, and Elaine Reid, Head of Service, Children and Adults Services.

    Supporting documents:


Brief paper on the immigration Pledge (3.35- 3.50 PM)


Update on Special Guardianship - including update on Mental Health support (3.50 - 4.05 PM)


Corporate parenting committee work plan (4.05 - 4.10 PM)

Any other open business as notified at the start of the meeting and accepted by the chair as urgent.

Exclusion of press and public

The following motion should be moved, seconded and approved if the sub-committee wishes to exclude the press and public to deal with reports revealing exempt information:


  “That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1-7, Access to Information Procedure rules of the Constitution.”