Decision details

Ofsted Inspection of East Sussex County Council's Children's Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Ofsted Inspection report of Local Authority Children's Services


29.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services

29.2     It was RESOLVED to –

            1) welcome the findings of the inspection into the work of East Sussex County Council for children and young people that was published on 4 September 2018;

            2) congratulate all staff involved; and

            3) note that the areas for improvement will be incorporated into the business planning process


29.3     Despite the very challenging financial context, East Sussex has maintained a focus on the key priority outcome of keeping vulnerable people safe and the Council’s children’s services have been judged to be outstanding overall..


Report author: Amanda Watson

Publication date: 18/09/2018

Date of decision: 18/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/09/2018

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