Issue details

Payment to Foster Carers

In order to recruit and retain foster carers Cabinet are asked to review and agree new proposals to foster carer payments in Cumbria.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/05/2016

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 21 Jul 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

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

Department: People

Contact: John Macilwraith, Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive) The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email: Tel: 01228 226833.


Proposals are made following consultation with foster carers and enquiries with other Local Authorities

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Children and Young People's Scrutiny Advisory Board


  • Payment to Foster Carers