Manchester City Council



Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 10.00 am

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

Contact: Rachel McKeon 


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 247 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 8 January 2020.


Publication of Greater Manchester Mayor, Independent Assurance review of the effectiveness of multi agency responses to child exploitation in Greater Manchester pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Children and Education Services


This reports informs Members of the work that has been undertaken within the Council following the issues being raised that led to the Mayor’s Independent Assurance Review and provides reassurance that our response to the exploitation and abuse of children has strengthened significantly in Manchester.

Additional documents:


Planning for Ofsted’s ‘Proportionate’ Inspection of Manchester’s Children’s Services - April 2020 to April 2021 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Presentation of Manchester Children and Education Services


This presentation provides information on the planning for Ofsted’s ‘proportionate’ inspection of Manchester’s Children’s Services.


The Council's Updated Financial Strategy and Budget reports 2020/21 - to follow


Children and Education Services Budget 2020/21 - to follow


School Budgets 2020/21 - to follow


School Place Planning and Admissions - to follow


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 459 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 alsoincludes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend as appropriate and agree.