Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children & Families
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
We have submitted a bid to fund an exciting
pilot project and been successful – this report is a request
to accept the funding on behalf of the council.
Children and Young People’s service in conjunction with Data and Intelligence and Technology and Change would like to pilot a project looking at how azure analytics can be used to enhance the services we offer.
The Executive Member for Children and Young
People’s Service in consultation with the Corporate Director
for Children and Young People’s Service, Corporate Director,
Strategic Resources and the Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and
Democratic Services) authorises the Corporate Director Strategic
Resources to accept the £642,657 grant funding from the
Department for Education for delivery of this digital and data
Accepting this grant will provide us with an
opportunity to pilot using new technologies in a totally different
By doing this we can position ourselves as sector leaders and can be at the forefront of shaping developments in this space
By accepting this grant we will be able to develop all of this at no cost to the authority.
Publication date: 07/02/2023
Date of decision: 07/02/2023