Issue details

Proposal to Amend the Current Payment Scheme for Medway Local Authority Foster Carers


This report will request approval of proposed changes to the current Foster Care Fees and Allowance Policy. The report is also scheduled for consideration by the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 29 July 2021.


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: 10/05/2021

Decision due: 3 Aug 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Mrs Josie Iles, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services – Lead Member (statutory responsibility)

Lead director: Lee-Anne Farach

Department: Children and Adults

Contact: Paul Startup, Head of Corporate Parenting Email: Tel: 01634 334454.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People

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