This report introduces the proposal for the
children’s multi-agency safeguarding arrangements in
Solihull, to replace the current Solihull Local Safeguarding
Children Board in line with changes introduced by the Child and
Social Work Act 2017
The relevant Scrutiny Chairman’s permission was sought to add this item to the Forward Plan given it did mot met the 28 days notice rule for a key decision. The Scrutiny Chairman agreed the item could go forward.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/04/2019
Decision due: 11 Apr 2019 by Cabinet
Lead member: CPH Children and Education
Lead director: Director of Children's Services & Skills
Department: Children's Services & Skills Directorate
Contact: Louise Rees, Director of Children's Services Email: email@example.com.
These arrangements have been subject of
extensive consultation with all partner members of the current
Solihull Local Safeguarding Children Board. They have also been
presented the Solihull Safeguarding Adult Board as part of the
In addition the arrangements are being considered by both the West Midlands Police and Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group internal governance arrangements.