Issue details

Update on the Regional Adoption Agency


This report provides Cabinet with an update regarding the progress of the proposal to develop a Partnership/Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) with Kent County Council and the London Borough of Bexley.  The development of a RAA is in line with Government expectations for all adoption services.


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/08/2017

Decision due: 21 Nov 2017 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Andrew Mackness, Portfolio Holder for Children's Services - Lead Member (statutory responsibility, including education)

Lead director: Ian Sutherland

Department: Children and Adults

Contact: Ann Domeney, Deputy Director, Children and Adults Services Email: Tel: 01634 331215.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People

Agenda items

Background papers