Agenda

Children’s Services, Education & Skills Scrutiny Board
Wednesday 22nd September 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Solihull

Contact: Joseph Bright 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies.

2.

Declarations of Pecuniary or Conflicting Interests from Members

To receive declarations of interest from Members in accordance with the Code of Conduct (Members are directed to the guidance attached.)

3.

Questions and Deputations

To deal with any questions or deputations received.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 427 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 10th June 2021.

5.

Update on pressures within Children's Services & Skills pdf icon PDF 395 KB

The purpose of this report is to update the Children’s Services, Education and Skills Scrutiny Board on developments and demand pressures within Children’s Services and Skills.

Additional documents:

6.

Delivery of the Placements and Sufficiency Strategy for Children Looked After and Care Experienced Young People 2020-2024 pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To provide the Board an update on the delivery of the Placements and Sufficiency Strategy for children looked after and care experienced young people.

 

To consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic upon the delivery of the Strategy and resulting revised timescales.

 

To consider progress on the delivery plan for 2020-21 and the four key priorities of work.

Additional documents:

7.

Appointment of Co-opted Members pdf icon PDF 176 KB

The purpose of this report is to invite Members to recommend to Council the appointment of a parent governor representative to the Board. In addition, Members are invited to recommend to Full Council the appointment of a non-voting Co-optee to the Board.

8.

Work Programme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 436 KB

To consider the Children’s Services, Education and Skills Scrutiny Board work plan for 2021/22.

 

A request to establish a Task and Finish Group has been submitted – a draft scoping template for this review is attached, for Members consideration.