Corporate Parenting Panel - Friday, 20th January, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Belinda Trunfull  Democratic Services Support Officer

Note: 01273 335274 

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Minutes of the meeting held on 28 October 2022 pdf icon PDF 142 KB


Apologies for absence


Disclosure of Interests

Disclosure by all members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.


Urgent items

Notification of items which the Chair considers to be urgent and proposes to take at the end of the appropriate part of the agenda. Any members who wish to raise urgent items are asked, wherever possible, to notify the Chair before the start of the meeting. In so doing, they must state the special circumstances which they consider justify the matter being considered urgently.


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting for the next two agenda items on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in Category 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to any individual.


Quarterly Registered Children's Homes Report


Any other exempt items considered urgent by the Chair.


Looked After Children (LAC) Statistics pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Report by Director of Children's Services.


Lansdowne Secure Unit-temporary closure and forward plan pdf icon PDF 195 KB


Placement Sufficiency-National Context pdf icon PDF 33 MB

Presentation by Children’s Services Department.


East Sussex Sufficiency Strategy presentation

Presentation by Children’s Services Department.


Key priorities in relation to care and placements from our children and young people

Verbal report.



Foster Carers Association reflections on demand, current challenges and opportunities pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Verbal report.


Discussion-Corporate Parenting Panel Response to Sufficiency Challenges and proposals

Verbal update and discusssion.


Any other non-exempt items considered urgent by the Chair.