Buckinghamshire County Council:

Minutes for Statutory / Mandatory / Discretionary Spend (Achievement and Learning) Task & Finish Group meeting, Feb 3 2010, 10.00AM official page

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Venue: Mezzanine Room 1, County Hall, Aylesbury. View directions

Contact: Helen Wailling 

Items Note No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest



Introduction by Chairman

Brenda Jennings, Chairman of the Achievement and Learning Task and Finish Group, will open the meeting.



Commissioning of Placements PDF 421 KB


Iain Campbell, Safeguarding Lead Commissioner, Access to Resource Team, Children’s Services, Joint Commissioning Unit



Iain Campbell will give a perspective on cross-regional commissioning placements, monitoring, contracting and costs.


Background papers:

·         Access to Resources – team description


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To resolve to exclude the press and public as the following item is exempt by virtue of Paragraph 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12a of the Local Government Act 1972 because it contains information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual



Placements in Context


Diana Large, Divisional Manager, Permanency and Placements

Liz Fillingham, Team Manager, Children in Care Under 14 Team South

Isabella Docherty, Team Manager, Children in Care 14+

Joan Ferguson, Team Manager, Fostering Recruitment Team

Sandra Carnall, Social Worker, Children in Care Under 14 Team South

Cecilia Bool, Assistant Team Manager, Care and Protection Team North



Diana Large and representatives of her team will give an overview of the work of social workers in out-of-county placements and will present case studies which will demonstrate the complexity of this area of work.



·         Family Placement Recruitment Team - overview

1:00pm Close

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