Decision details

Ofsted Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Ofsted Report




“Children Services in Staffordshire have been rated ‘good’ for a decade, so the result of this inspection requires careful reflection. 


However, we accept the findings, and I can assure everyone that protecting vulnerable young people is a priority. 


We are committed to improve our services and have already begun taking steps to do so.”  


Mark Sutton, Cabinet member for Children and Young People 



Reasons for the Decision – To consider the report arising from the Ofsted inspection of the Council’s Children’s Services. 


Decision - That the information contained in the Ofsted report be noted. 

Report author: Nisha Gupta

Publication date: 18/01/2024

Date of decision: 17/01/2024

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/01/2024

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