Decision details

Foster Carer Allowances Fees and Charges to other Authorities and Care Payments/Allowances 2019/20 Annual Rate Review

Decision Maker: CPH Children and Education Decision Session, CPH Children and Education

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The annual Rate review for Foster Carers
Allowances fees and charges for 2019/20



The Cabinet Portfolio Holder approved:

(i)  The proposed allowances, fees, payment rates and charges to other Local Authorities for 2019/20 as detailed in Appendix A;

(ii)  The Guidance for Foster Carers on appropriate use of the Foster Allowance  as detailed in Appendix B;


(iii)  The proposed Financial Support for SMBC Foster Carers  as detailed in Appendix C; and


(iv)  The Fostering Fee Scheme for SMBC Foster Carers as detailed in  Appendix D.

Report author: CPH Children and Education Decision Session

Publication date: 26/02/2019

Date of decision: 25/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/02/2019 - CPH Children and Education Decision Session

Effective from: 06/03/2019

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