Committee details

CPH Children and Education Decision Session

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Purpose of committee

Primary Responsibilities:


Statutory Designated Lead Member for Children's Services

Prevention and early intervention for children and families including public health services, in liaison with CPH for Adult Social Care and Health

Strategic and individual commissioning for education and children’s social care


Discharge of statutory functions under all relevant children’s social care legislation including:

·  Children’s safeguarding

·  Children Looked After/Care Leavers

·  Children with disabilities

·  Adoption and Fostering


Strategic oversight of education, including the delivery of:

·  School improvement/access and place planning

·  School funding

·  Special educational needs

·  Championing vulnerable children and attendance

·  Early years and information, advice and guidance

·  Home to school transport and free school meals

Schools Forum, Governor services and Virtual School for Children Looked A


Contact information

Support officer: Jane Game. Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager

Phone: 0121 704 6051