Decision details

Looked After Children Property Projects - New Children's Homes and Shaw Family Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




1.    That the transfer of £5.5m capital from the pipeline budget for the 3 proposed schemes be approved.


2.    To develop/replace the Shaw Family Contact Centre and two new Community Children’s Homes at the capital costs set out in the report be approved.


3.    That the tender for the above projects, carried out by the service be approved.


4.    That delegated authority to approve final capital spend on each project is given to the Cabinet Member for Resources in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families, the Executive Director of Children, Families and Learning and the Executive Director for Resources.

Reasons for Decisions:


To ensure the two new children’s homes and the new Shaw Family Contact Centre can be delivered on time and within budget.

[The decisions on this item can be called in by the Resources and Performance Select Committee and/ or the Children’s, Families, Lifelong Learning and Culture Select Committee]

Publication date: 22/07/2020

Date of decision: 21/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/07/2020

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