Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

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No. Item


Urgent Business

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



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.



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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 May 2022.


Youth and Play Update pdf icon PDF 492 KB


Ofsted Inspection of Children's Services pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Report of the Deputy Strategic Director (Children’s Services)


This report reflects on the recent Ofsted Inspection of Local Authorities Children’s Services (ILACS) of Manchester's children's services.  The report advises of the overall judgement and provides an action plan in response to the findings from Ofsted on what needs to improve.


Additional documents:


Manchester Inclusion Strategy Update pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Report of the Director of Education


This report provides an update on the implementation of Manchester’s Inclusion Strategy (2019-2022) and an overview of the key priorities and next steps for July 2022-July 2025.

Additional documents:


COVID-19 Update

The Committee will receive a verbal update from the Director of Education.


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 393 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.