This region is made up of 15 local authorities with several cities, areas of high population in West & South Yorkshire as well as vast rural areas in North Yorkshire.
All local authorities have named representatives of workforce in Adults & Children’s services and has 3 national committee members – Tracey Cooper (regional Chair and Chair of national cttee), Karen Milner (Vice Chair Y+H), Annette Martin-Meigh (Secretary Y+H), Trevor Hewitt (Associate member and secretary of national cttee).
The region has strong links with ADASS regional workforce programme Board, Skills for Care, Regional Children’s Workforce Leads group, Local Government Yorkshire & Humber and our LETB
An annual membership fee of £300 pays for venues, refreshments, external speakers, discount attendance at Learn to Care events.
The group meets 5 times a year with a summer meeting in the beautiful seaside resort town of Scarborough. The meetings enable the group to communicate key messages and developments, to share best practice, support each other and are attended by a representative from Skills for Care.
Membership remains stable and members are asked to lead on regional projects and developments
Dates for meetings:
10th March - (includes AGM)
12th May - Doncaster
14th July - Nth Yorks or York
13th Oct - tbc
8th Dec - tbc
9th December 2016 - Minutes
14th October 2016 - Minutes
8th July 2016 - Minutes
- LWAB Terms of Reference 26 June 2016 - final draft for GOG.DOC