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Regulation 44 Commissioning Arrangements Update - Verbal update from Head of Children's Social Care


The Head of Children’s Social Care provided an update on Regulation 44 Commissioning Arrangements, informing the Panel that the current arrangements for Aycliffe Centre will remain, however, the arrangements for community Children’s Homes will change.  Organisations have been invited to tender for delivery of the service on behalf of Durham County Council and the new arrangements are expected to be in place by June.  The new provider will be invited to a meeting of the Corporate Parenting Panel in due course.