Decision details

Update to collaboration agreement for Children's Social Care

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report to agree proposals to disaggregate from the Children's Services shared placements service by way of a variation to the Section 113 Agreement.


1.         To vary the Collaborative Delivery Agreement dated 5 April 2018 between the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council from 1 April 2021, unless agreed otherwise, to enable H&F to terminate its involvement with the collaborative delivery of:


·           the Children’s Placements Service; and

·           the Local Safeguarding Children’s Partnership;

·           and to reduce H&F’s financial contribution of £150k per annum towards the Action for Change Programme by approximately 50%; 


2.         To delegate authority to the Chief Executive Officer to approve any future variations, extensions or disaggregation or termination (in full or in part) by H&F of the Collaborative Delivery Agreement.


Report author: Will Parsons

Publication date: 05/01/2021

Date of decision: 04/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 04/01/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/01/2021

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