Decision details

Family Hubs: Transformation Fund 1

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Seeking authority to accept grant monies on behalf of the Council from the Department of Education to deliver Family Hubs in BCP.


RESOLVED that Cabinet: -

(a)             subscribes to the programme and receive the funding which the Council would administer on behalf of the Council and health partners;

(b)            delegate authority to the Director of Children’s Services in consultation with the Director of Public Health Dorset in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder for Children and Young People to take all the steps necessary to spend the funding up to the budget envelope (including procuring and awarding contracts) to implement the work as outlined in the bid; and

(c)             notes that a subsequent report shall be brought to Cabinet in due course to provide more detail on the transformation project and provide an update on progress made against the bid.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Children and Young People


The transformation fund will improve services and outcomes for children, young people and families in BCP and allow the Council and partners it provide help and support earlier, likely reducing the demand on statutory services.


Report author: Amanda Gridley, Sarah Rempel

Publication date: 13/01/2023

Date of decision: 11/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/01/2023 - Cabinet

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