Manchester City Council



This meeting has been re-scheduled from 2 September 2020., Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual meeting at

Contact: Rachel McKeon 


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Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.

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To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.

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To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 313 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 22 July 2020.

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September Opening Of Schools and Colleges For All Children And Young People (COVID-19 Schools Update) pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Report of the Director of Education


This report provides an overview of the work that has taken place in Manchester to support the reopening of schools and colleges for all children and young people in response to the most recent Government Guidance which is also summarised in the report.


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Working With Children and Young People and Their Families During COVID-19 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Presentation of the Deputy Director of Children’s Services


This presentation provides an overview of how Children’s Services is working with children and young people and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Early Years Sector Update and the Response to COVID-19 pdf icon PDF 322 KB

Report of the Director of Education


This report provides an update on how the Early Years sector has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition, the report gives an update on the key activities that have taken place to support the Early Years sector and plans to support providers moving forward in the Autumn term.

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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 419 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


This report provides the Committee with details of key decisions that fall within the Committee’s remit and an update on actions resulting from the Committee’s recommendations. The report also includes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend as appropriate and agree.

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