Corporate Parenting Panel - Wednesday, 15th March, 2023 5.00 pm

Venue: F10, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email:

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Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Panel.



Minutes of the previous meeting

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 18 January 2023 as an accurate record.

[To Follow]



Disclosures of interest

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and other registrable and non-registrable interests they may have in relation to any items(s) of business on today’s agenda.




Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



Update on actions agreed at previous meeting(s)


Update from Children in Care Council - E.M.P.I.R.E

A verbal update from Children in Care Council – E.M.P.I.R.E


Update on Corporate Parenting Strategy Development

A verbal update on the Corporate Parenting Strategy development.


Health of Children Looked After pdf icon PDF 146 KB

A summary of the current position of Children Looked After Health provision for Croydon children and young people, and for children living in the borough of Croydon who may be the responsibility of other councils.


Government response to the Care Review

A verbal Government response to the Care Review


Children in Care Performance Scorecard pdf icon PDF 766 KB

The Children in Care Performance Scorecard for February 2023 is attached.


How has the Panel helped Children in Care today?

For the panel to consider how its work at the meeting will improve services for children in care.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”