Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 24th May, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, 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 108 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2023.


To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Ofsted Subgroup held on 15 March 2023.

Additional documents:


Early Years and Health Visiting Service pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Presentation of the Assistant Director (Children's Services), the Strategic Lead (Early Years) and Tracey Forster, Lead Manager (Children's Community Health Services), Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust


This presentation provides an overview of Early Years and Health Visiting.


Children's Community Health Services pdf icon PDF 530 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Children and Education Services


This is the first Children’s Community Health Service (CCHS) report received by the Committee, although it should be noted that CCHS provides a partner contribution to a number of Committee reports.  The purpose of this report is to;


  • Provide an overview of CCHS
  • Provide a short summary of CCHS’s response to the covid 19 pandemic
  • Consider the national and CCHS position, post covid, for children
  • Share the current areas of focus for CCHS
  • Detail a number of recommendations

Additional documents:


Re-establishment of the Ofsted Subgroup pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


This report provides the Committee with the proposed terms of reference and current work programme for the Subgroup. The Committee is asked to re-establish the Ofsted Subgroup for the municipal year 2023 - 2024 and agree the terms of reference, work programme and membership of the Subgroup.

Additional documents:


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


The monthly report includes the recommendations monitor, relevant key decisions, the Committee’s work programme and any items for information.