Issue details

Experience of Care as a Protected Characteristic


This report will ask the Cabinet to recommend to Full Council on 18 July 2024 that experience of care is recognised as a protected characteristic.

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: 08/03/2024

Decision due: 9 Jul 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Adam Price, Portfolio Holder for Children's Services (including statutory responsibility)

Lead director: Lee-Anne Farach

Contact: Alex Kaitell, Head of Corporate Parenting Email: Tel: 01634 334434, Debbie Taylor, Service Manager, Leaving Care Email: Tel: 01634 337229.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People