Corporate Parenting Board - Monday, 13th March, 2023 5.00 pm

Venue: HMS Phoebe, BCP Civic Centre, Bournemouth BH2 6DY. View directions

Contact: Claire Johnston 01202 123663  Email:

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To receive any apologies for absence for the meeting.


Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.


Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications.



Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Any other members of the Board may declare an interest for the purpose of transparency.


Confirmation of Minutes

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 12 December 2022.


Participation Report

This report provides a regular update on the work of the Childrens Rights and Engagement team (previously named The Participation Team) and the the voice of children and young people in BCP.


Children's Services Improvement – Moving from Inadequate – One Year on

The Childrens Services Improvement plan is in place to ensure progress is made at pace in accordance with the ILACs recommendation, Monitoring Visit outcomes and the Statutory Direction notice.

Corporate Parenting Board require regular updates on themes regarding improvement and this report covers overall improvements to date.

The Children’s Services Senior Leadership Team are presenting the overall outcomes for the first year of Improvement through a presentation at this Corporate Parenting Board.


CIC Pledge and Care Leaver Offer

Each Local Authority has a statutory duty to set out in detail how they will support care experienced young people known as a “Local Offer”.  Our Local Offer was co-produced with care experienced young people.


Sufficiency Report

To provide board members with overview of the current position with regards to sufficiency requirements.


Unregistered Placements

To provide board members with an overview of children placed in unregistered placements.


Forward Plan

To consider and amend the Board’s Forward Plan as appropriate.


Future Meeting Dates

The Board is asked to note the future dates arranged for meetings of the Board as follows:


Monday 19 June 2023 – 5.00pm

Monday 11 September 2023 – 5.00pm

Monday 11 December 2023 – 5.00pm

Monday 11 March 20242 – 5.00pm




If a Board member has any comments or questions on the reports in this section please could you notify Democratic Services of these by Monday 5 December and a response will be arranged, these reports will not ordinarily be discussed in the meeting.



IRO Scrutiny Report


Data and Analysis Report