Lead Members for Children's Services

This page has been set up to provide a set of useful resources  to supprot London's Lead Members for Children's Services.

We anticipate growing this resource over time and we welcome suggestions from colleagues.

The Chair of the Lead Member Network is Cllr Elizabeth Campbell, Leader Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and London Councils' Executive Lead for Schools and Children’s Services.

LIIA is hosted by London Councils.

ALDCS Children's Innovation and Improvement Summit

3rd February 2021

Open to:

  • Leaders of Councils
  • Lead Members for Children’s Services
  • Chief Executives
  • Directors of Children’s Services
  • Society of London Treasurers

ALDCS and the London Innovation and Improvement Alliance (LIIA) will be holding their learning summit on Wednesday 3rd February. This will be a chance to hear about progress against London’s children’s services priorities and to shape plans for collaborative work. Click here for an Agenda.

The event will provide an opportunity to hear from Vicky Ford MP, the Minister for Children and Families, and be updated on work in relation to key children’s services challenges, including learning through the Covid period. Participants will also have an opportunity to take part in a workshop to look in greater depth at one of the following:

  • Adolescent safeguarding / serious youth violence
  • Disproportionality and anti-racism
  • Pan-London placements commissioning

This event is by invitation only.