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Decision details

Regional Adoption Agency

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for School Performance, Councillor Chris Barnham, the Mayor and

Cabinet agreed that:


(1) Lewisham enter into regional adoption arrangements as part of Adopt

London South.


(2) staff and finances, as set out, be transferred to London Borough

Southwark who will be hosting Adopt London South on behalf of ten South

London boroughs; and


(3) authority be given to the Executive Director for Children and Young People

to agree the details of the arrangements including signing off the inter-

authority agreement between Lewisham and LB Southwark and agreeing

participation in the governance arrangements.

Publication date: 01/11/2018

Date of decision: 31/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 31/10/2018 - Mayor and Cabinet

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