7. Expansion of Adoption Central England (ACE) PDF 115 KB
The purpose of this report is to provide a background to the current Regional Adoption Agency (ACE) and its functions and to provide information on the benefits to the RAA of Herefordshire Council joining ACE later this year.
The Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Skills:-
(i) Approved the proposal that the Adoption Central England (ACE) partnership between Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council and Worcestershire County Council be extended to include Herefordshire Council; and
(ii) Authorised the Director of Children’s Services in conjunction with Cabinet Member for Children, Education & Skills to sign the relevant agreement on behalf of the Council.