Issue details

Cumbria County Council Independent Fostering Framework

Due to timeline delays as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Commissioning team are seeking approval for a contract modification to extend the Independent Fostering framework agreement by a further 12 months.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/08/2020

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 15 Oct 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

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

Department: People

Contact: John Readman, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director - People Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD Email:

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Scrutiny Advisory Board - Children and Young People

Agenda items


  • CAB 15/10 - Cumbria County Council Independent Fostering Framework