Issue details

PROPOSED EXPANSION OF RESIDENTIAL CHILDREN’S HOMES

To approve funds to expand the in-house children’s residential home provision.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Capital Expenditure > £1M;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Aylestone; Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/01/2022

Open/Exempt: Open;

Decision due: Not before 8 Feb 2022 by Deputy City Mayor - Social Care and Anti-Poverty

Lead member: Councillor Sarah Russell, Deputy City Mayor - Social Care and Anti-Poverty sarah.russell@leicester.gov.uk

Lead director: Martin Samuels, Caroline Tote

Department: Education and Children's Services

Contact: Mike Evans, Service Manager CYPS Email: Mike.Evans@leicester.gov.uk and Liam.Mawhinney@leicester.gov.uk  Email: mike.evans@leicester.gov.uk, Liam Mawhinney.

Consultation process

To approve expansion of our in-house children’s residential home provision by converting existing council properties into two new children’s homes, to accommodate 5 and 6 young people respectively, between the ages of 8 and 17 years.

 

Consultees

Public, stakeholder and planning application consultation carried out on each scheme as appropriate.

 

 

 

Decisions