Issue details

KD 5077 - Proposed changes to SGO Financial Assessments from April 2020

This report seeks authority to change the Financial Assessment criteria for Special Guardianship Orders (SGO’s) to ensure:

• A fair and equitable assessment, to make sure those that can afford to support children under this order do so themselves and those that can’t afford to support children under this order are supported financially by the Local Authority to do so
• Consideration has been given to the criteria adopted by other Local Authorities, particularly those that neighbour Enfield.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status: Abandoned

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2019

Decision due: Not before 2nd Mar 2020 by Anne Stoker - Director of Children and Family Services

Department: People

Contact: Sally Sanders, Head of Financial Assessment Email: Tel: 02083794811.

Part 1 & 2 (Para 3): Part 1