Decision details

Family Resilience - Universal Youth Offer

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To endorse the decision to undertake public consultation.





1.    To undertake public consultation on whether Surrey County Council enables the voluntary community and faith sector to use the youth centres for the benefit of young people at little or no cost be agreed.

2.    To consult on whether Surrey County Council delivers universal open access youth work be agreed.

3.    That authority be delegated to the Executive Director Children, Lifelong Learning and Culture to work with Cabinet member for Children, Young People and Families to agree and implement the local solutions following the conclusion of the consultation.


Reason for decision:


Transforming the existing universal youth work model and improving the access to youth centres required formal consultation. The options and solutions for each youth centre needed to be considered at a local level as part of the local engagement during the consultation.

[The decisions on this item can be called in by the Children, Families, Lifelong Learning & Culture Select Committee]


Report author: Nigel Denning

Publication date: 27/11/2019

Date of decision: 26/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/12/2019

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