Issue details

Millbank Reception & Assessment Centre

The Millbank Reception Centre is larger than required and recent changes in Home Office funding for to Kent County Council have made it unaffordable.

Alternative suitable provision can be commissioned within the budget available.


Consideration of Future Service Options for reception and assessment arrangements for asylum seeking boys arriving in Kent.




Decision type: Non-key - Low

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/07/2014

Contact: Nuala Scannell, Development & Planning Manager 07825 380120 Email: Tel: 01622 696683.

Consultation process

Stakeholders will be consulted as part of developing the future service options.


The 9th July 2014 Children’s Social Care & Health Cabinet Committee considered the recommendation report and endorsed the proposed decision.


Specialist Children’s Service Divisional Management Team and the Corporate Director for Social Care, Health and Wellbeing have been consulted and confirm the recommendations in the Award Report.


Financial implications: Nuala Scannell Development and Planning Manager 0782 538 0120

Legal implications: 14/00081


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