Decision details

Outcome of Children's Services Ofsted Inspection and Ofsted Action Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Provide an update on the outcome of the recent Ofsted Inspection of Children’s Service and present the Action Plan that has been produced in response.


1. That the ‘Good’ overall judgement from the recent Ofsted Inspection of services for children in need of help and protection be celebrated and the Council’s excellent position in the West Midlands and the country be noted.

2. That the Ofsted Action Plan which has been produced in response to recommendations from the inspection be approved.

Report author: Emma Bennett

Publication date: 27/04/2017

Date of decision: 26/04/2017

Decided at meeting: 26/04/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/05/2017

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