Manchester City Council



Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

Webcast: View the webcast

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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 147 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 July 2019.

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Annual Report of Manchester Safeguarding Children Board April 2018 - March 2019 pdf icon PDF 236 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Children and Education Services and the Former Independent Chair of Manchester Safeguarding Children Board


This report provides an overview of Manchester Safeguarding Children Board’s Annual Report which is for the period April 2018 - March 2019.

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Child Sexual Exploitation pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Children and Education Services


This report provides context to the LGA Peer Review and an update on progress that has been made against areas identified for further development.  


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Early Years Service pdf icon PDF 476 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Children and Education Services


This report provides an overview of the Early Years offer in the city and reports on outcomes in relation to the Early Years Delivery Model and the Healthy Child Programme.


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Update on National School Absence 2017/18 and Autumn Term 2018/19, Manchester's Provisional Absence Data for HT1-5 2018/19 and School Attendance Statutory Action pdf icon PDF 1000 KB

Report of the Director of Education


This report provides an update on school absence for the academic year 2017/18 comparing Manchester’s school absence data with national data. It also reports on the national absence data for the autumn term 2018/19 for primary and secondary schools and Manchester’s provisional school absence data for HT1-5 in 2018/19.

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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 350 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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