Parenting Panel consists of 21 Members of the Council including the
Executive Member for Children and Young People or the Executive
Support Member, and the Chair or Vice-Chair of the Children and
Young People’s Scrutiny Committee.
There are up to ten
non-voting co-opted Members including education representatives and
representatives from other agencies.
The Panel has the
1. To ensure that the
Council acts as a good corporate parent to children and young
people in care and care leavers, including:
Young people in residential care
Children and young people in foster
Children placed for adoption
Children placed at home under Placement
with Parents Regulations
Young people who are living in supported
Young people in secure services
Young people in custody
2. To engage and
listen to the views of children, young people and their carers for
whom the Council is the parent.
3. To work in
partnership with other statutory agencies to drive forward
improvements in care.
4. To act as the
governing body for the Virtual School for looked after children and
5. To act as the
governing body for Aycliffe secure services, monitoring and
ensuring the quality of secure accommodation, education and
The CPP produces an
annual report which can be downloaded below: