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Issue details

New Front Door Arrangements for Children's Services

Purpose of report: This report will update the Executive Member on the plans to introduce new arrangements for responding to enquiries and concerns about children and young people who may be vulnerable or at risk.

The Executive Member is asked to: Note progress towards the full implementation of the new service arrangements which will go live in April 2011.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made (subject to call-in)

Implication: Equalities;

Level of Risk: 01-03 Acceptable;

Decision due: 11/01/11 by Executive Member for Children & Young People's Services

Lead member: Executive Member for Children & Young People's Services

Lead director: Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities

Department: Directorate of Adults, Children & Education

Contact: Ken Exton Email: ken.exton@york.gov.uk Email: ken.exton@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

These new arrangements are subject to ongoing consultation. They are part of a Children's Services More for York blueprint. Presentations about these developments have been made in a variety of other fora, including the City of York Safeguarding Children Board and the Integrated Working Implementation Group. Formal consultations are taking place with those staff whose substantive posts will be affected by the new organisational arrangements.


Those consulted include colleagues from across the children's workforce in York including Head Teachers, Health Professionals, Police and those directly employed by the Council.

Making Representations: By email to the report author. ken.exton@york.gov.uk


Agenda items


  • Committee Report for New Front Door Arrangements for Children's Services  


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