Report of the Director of Community and Children’s Services.
Members received a report of the Director of Community and Children’s Services in respect of commissioning activity in the City of London Corporation. Members commended officers on their achievements in this area of work.
During the discussion and questions, the following points were noted:
· There was no specific events to explain the recent increase in unaccompanied asylum seeking children presenting to the City Corporation.
· Officers were working on a new approach to delivering smoking cessation services and this would include continued delivery within the square mile.
· Officers had been working with partners in other local authorities, and through the Integrated Commissioning Board, to secure wider access to social care accommodation providers, and to ensure procurement of these services are benchmarked with prices paid by others.
RESOLVED, that – the report be noted.