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Corporate Parenting Board

​About the Corporate Parenting Board (CPB) 

The Corporate Parenting Board (CPB) will provide political oversight on how the Government of Jersey is discharging its Corporate Parenting duties to Looked After Children and Care Leavers.

The Board will embody the ‘Putting Children First’ Pledge and more intuitively, it will ask the question “would this be good enough for my child?” in relation to aspiration, outcomes, policies and services.

Board members

  • Senator Tracey Vallois: Minister for Education
  • Senator Sam Mezéc: Minister for Children and Housing
  • Constable Len Norman: Minister for Justice and Home Affairs
  • Deputy Richard Renouf: Minister for Health and Community Services
  • Deputy Jeremy Maçon: Assistant Minister for Education
  • Constable Philip Le Sueur: Comité de Connetablé

Support to the Board

  • Director General (Children, Young People, Education & Skills)
  • Brightly
  • Jersey Cares 
  • Children’s Rights Officer (Children, Young People, Education & Skills)
  • Others as may be determined by the Board

Board meetings

​Meeting date​Key themes​Agenda and minutes​Supporting papers
5 March 2019

​Agreement of Terms of reference.

Profile of children in care.

CPB Minutes March 2019
Establishing the Board

CPB terms of reference 
11 June 2019

​Feedback from Children in Care Conference.

Draft entitlement for children leaving care.

Corporate Parenting Training Proposals.

CPB Agenda June 2019

CPB Minutes June 2019

Care Conference feedback

Looked after children overview

Annual Report from Virtual School Head

3 September 2019

​Profile of children in care.

Draft entitlement for children in care.

Update on Sufficiency Strategy.

​CPB Agenda September 2019

CPB minutes September 2019

Looked after children overview

Language that cares booklet 

Annual report for looked after children

3 December 2019

Board Governance

Board meetings will take place four times per year. The Board will act as a formal sub-group of the Council of Ministers and provide an annual performance report on progress of the Corporate Parenting to the Council of Ministers, the wider States Assembly and the public.

Contact us

You can contact us by emailing the chair or you can write to the Corporate Parenting Board, Strategic Policy, Performance and Population, 19-21 Broad Street, St. Helier, JE4 8QT.

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