Agenda

Agenda

Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 23rd June, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

Note: This meeting can be viewed on Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/561348700 

Items
No. Item

1.

Urgent Business

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

2.

Appeals

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.

3.

Interests

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.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 298 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 26 May 2021.

5.

Update on impact of COVID-19 on children and families with a focus on family poverty pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Report of the Director of Education

 

This report, one of a series of scrutiny reports, reports on the impact and consequence management of COVID-19 on children and their families. This report has a particular focus on family poverty and the impact of the pandemic on this. The report outlines the work that has been put in place to try to mitigate this particularly in relation to the provision of food.

6.

The Lodge - Foyer Model Accommodation pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Report of the Strategic Director for Children and Education Services

 

This report outlines proposals for the development of a property into foyer model accommodation for up to 30 young people, as part of the Council’s commitment to working closely with housing providers and partners to ensure that all care leavers have access to sustainable and affordable accommodation to meet their needs.

Additional documents:

7.

Early Years - Tendered Day-care Settings pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Report of the Strategic Director for Children and Education Services

 

This report outlines a set of proposals to support the continued provision of high quality Early Years settings across the City. The report specifically provides an overview of the impact of the current Early Years tendered day-care model (whereby providers offer day-care from a Council owned building), on the Council’s duty to oversee sufficient day-care for preschool children across Manchester; the Early Years Budget and ongoing maintenance of Early Years buildings which remain part of the corporate estate.

8.

Re-establishment of the Ofsted Subgroup pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit

 

This report provides the Committee with the terms of reference and current work programme for the Ofsted Subgroup. The Committee is asked to re-establish the Ofsted Subgroup for the municipal year 2021 - 2022 and agree the terms of reference, work programme and membership of the Subgroup.

Additional documents:

9.

Overview Report pdf icon PDF 457 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.