Issue details

Raising Participation Age in Cumbria

Cabinet will be required to note the contents of the report and approve the RPA strategy which will meet the requirements of: The statutory duty on Local Authorities to raise the participation age for all 17 year olds by 2013 and for all 18 year olds by 2015 and the joint Department For Education and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) paper” Building Engagement, Building Futures” (Dec 2011) and its implications for the statutory requirement to raise the participation age

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Decision due: 14 Jun 2012 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Community Services

Lead director: Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive)

Contact: Julia Morrison, Corporate Director - Children's Services 5 Portland Square, Carlisle Cumbria Email: julia.morrison@cumbria.gov.uk Tel: 01228 226868.

Consultation process

None

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Children & Young Peoples Scrutiny Advisory Board