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Board meeting reports

Future Board meetings and publication dates

The table below shows the dates when the Cafcass Board is due to meet in 2023-2024, and the date when the minutes and reports are expected to be published.

Date of meetingDate of publication
25 January 2023 - meeting postponedMay 2023
26 April 2023July 2023
13 July 2023October 2023
8 November 2023February 2024
31 January 2024May 2024

Board meetings and reports

Board minutes and reports for the last five years are available below. For records before this date, please see the archived version of our site. Please contact Cafcass at if you have any questions regarding any of the exemptions applied to the Board papers

Board meeting audio recordings

Cafcass Board meeting audio recordings are available on our Cafcass SoundCloud page.


Members of the Board also meet in three sub committees:

Audit and Risk Assurance Committee 

  • Supports and advises the Board on arrangements and processes for the management of risk, organisational systems, internal controls and governance, that it considers appropriate in helping the Board discharge its duties.

Performance and Quality Committee

  • Supports the Board through oversight of the performance of services, the quality of children’s casework and the impact of that work on children and families, Cafcass and the courts. 

People committee 

  • Supports the Board through oversight of the policy and strategy frameworks for the recruitment, retention, reward and development of people.

Remuneration committee

  • Supports the Board through the review of arrangements for the executive directors’ remuneration structure.