Issue details

Children's Personal Budgets

This report details the Children's Personal Budget Policy which includes information about Direct Payments, what they can and cannot be used for and how the Council will support the customer to balance the flexibility of a Direct Payment with the responsibility required in exercising the use of public money.


The relevant Scruitiny Chairman agreed that this key decision could be progressed despite not meeting the 28 day rule.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Involves Statutory Plans/Policy Framework Plans;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2018

Decision due: 26 Sep 2018 by CPH Children and Education
Reason: Select Decision Making session

Lead member: CPH Children and Education

Lead director: Director of Children's Services & Skills

Department: Children's Services & Skills Directorate

Contact: Phil Leivers Email: Ann Lowe 0121 704 6690 Email:

Consultation process

The Parent Carer Forum has been involved in consultation regarding the development of the Personal Budget Policy

Making Representations: 18 September 2018


Agenda items


  • Children's Personal Budgets  
  • Children's Personal Budgets