Decision details

Proposal to TUPE staff from partner agencies to Stockport as host of Adoption Counts Regional Adoption Agency

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of the report is to set out the business case for the TUPE of non-Stockport staff currently seconded to Adoption Counts Regional Adoption Agency, to Stockport, and to gain agreement for consultation to begin in the 4 partner local authorities.


The Cabinet has given consideration to the business case for the proposal to TUPE staff currently employed across the four partner local authorities in the Adoption Counts Regional Adoption Agency to Stockport and has given approval to the transfer of the currently seconded staff to Stockport Council through the application of TUPE regulations subject to all parties agreeing to the revised Integrated Services Agreement and schedules, on the basis identified in the report.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Impact on redundancies or terms and conditions of employees;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: N/A

Decision Reference: CAB222

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: CFS&E1

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation will be undertaken with members of staff and relevant stakeholders.

Contact: Karen Topham Email:, Sue Westwood Email:

Report author: Sue Westwood

Publication date: 19/03/2020

Date of decision: 17/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/03/2020

Accompanying Documents: