Corporate Parenting Panel - Wednesday, 20th September, 2023 5.00 pm

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

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

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



Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 21 June 2023 as an accurate record.



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)


Welcome to new members & confirmation of the new Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive the new Terms of Reference for the Corporate Parenting Panel.


Update from Children's Participation Team & Children in Care Council

To receive a verbal update from the Children Participation Team and Children in Care Council.


Corporate Parenting Strategy implementation - Action Planning

An Action Planning Workshop.


Local Offer for Care Leavers pdf icon PDF 219 KB

This report provides an update to Corporate Parenting Board on the work being undertaken to revise Croydon’s local offer to our Care Experienced Adults aged 18-25.


Treating Care Experience as a Protected Characteristic

To receive verbal information relating to Treating Care Experience as a Protected Characteristic.


Performance Report pdf icon PDF 572 KB

[To Follow]


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.”