Issue details

Kent County Council Sufficiency Strategy - 13/00045

The Sufficiency Duty came into force in April 2011.  It requires Local Authorities to secure, as far as reasonably practicable, sufficient accommodation for Children in Care and those children in need who are at risk of care or custody. The guidance states that Local Authorities should be able to evidence that they are taking steps to meet the sufficiency duty as far “as reasonably practicable”.   


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/06/2013

Decision due: 15 Jul 2013 by Cabinet
Reason: In order that the Adult Social Care and Public Health Cabinet Committee can consider the proposed decision before the Cabinet Member considers it

To approve the Kent County Council Sufficiency Strategy and publish on the council's website accordingly

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Helen Jones, Head of Commissioning, Families and Social Care Tel: 01622 696682 e-mail: Tel:01622 694934 e-mail: e-mail: Tel: 01227 284513, Mark Lobban, Director of Commissioning e-mail: