Issue details

Children's Social Care Sufficiency Strategy 2023-2025


This report will ask the Cabinet to agree a refreshed Sufficiency Strategy. The Strategy details how Medway Council as a corporate parent will provide and commission the right care and support for Children in our Care (CiC) and care experienced young people that best meets their needs.


The report was initially be considered by the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 2 March 2023.


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: 06/02/2023

Decision due: 4 Apr 2023 by Cabinet

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

Lead director: James Williams

Contact: James Harman, Head of Children's Services Commissioning Email: Tel: 01634 331384.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People

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