Agenda

Children and Young People's Services Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 12 June 2024 10.00 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

Contact: Email:  democratic.services@westsussex.gov.uk 

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Items
Note No. Item

10.01 am

1.

Election of Chairman

The Committee’s membership is set out below:

 

Cllr Baldwin

Cllr Burgess

Cllr Cherry

Cllr Dabell

Cllr Cornell

Cllr Evans

Cllr Hall

Cllr Linehan

Cllr McGregor

Cllr Mercer

Cllr Smith

Cllr Wickremaratchi

 

The Committee is asked to elect a Chairman for 2024-25.  If the election is contested, a secret ballot will be held in accordance with Standing Order 2.17.

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10.07 am

2.

Election of Vice-Chairman

The Committee is asked to elect a vice-Chairman for 2024-25.  If the election is contested, a secret ballot will be held in accordance with Standing Order 2.17.

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10.13 am

3.

Business Planning Group Membership pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Report by Diretor of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to review the membership of the Business Planning Group in view of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman appointments.  For the last year membership has been Cllr Linehan (Chairman), Cllr Baldwin (Vice-Chairman), Cllrs Cornell, McGregor and Mercer.

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10.18 am

4.

Declarations of Interests

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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10.20 am

5.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances, including cases where the Committee needs to be informed of budgetary or performance issues affecting matters within its terms of reference, which have emerged since the publication of the agenda.

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10.22 am

6.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 104 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2024 (cream paper).

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10.27 am

7.

Responses to Recommendations pdf icon PDF 112 KB

The Committee is asked to note the responses to recommendations made at recent meetings.

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8.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Improvement Plan

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10.32 am

8a

Response to Area SEND Inspection Report pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Report by Director of Children, Young People and Learning.

 

The Committee is asked to assess the updated SEND Improvement Plan in response to the areas of improvement identified in the Area SEND Inspection report.

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11.12 am

8b

Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Recovery Plan pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report by Director of Children, Young People and Learning.

 

The Committee is asked to scrutinise the progress being made on EHCP recovery plan as part of the SEND Improvement Plan.

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11.52 am

9.

Review of Family Safeguarding Model pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Report by Director for Children, Young People and Learning.

 

The Committee is asked to assess the impact and performance of the Family Safeguarding Model since its implementation in February 2022.

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12.37 pm

10.

Performance and Resources Report - Quarter 4 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report by Director of Finance and Support Services, setting out the finance and performance position as at the end of March 2024.

 

The Committee is asked to examine the County Council’s corporate performance, finance, savings, delivery and business performance for the services within the remit of this Committee for the period January-March 2024.

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1.07 pm

11.

Work Programme Planning and Possible Items for Future Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The Committee is asked to agree its draft work programme (Appendix A) in accordance with the scrutiny checklist attached (Appendix B) and highlight any further possible items for future scrutiny.

 

The Committee is also asked to review the Forward Plan entries relevant to its remit (Appendix C) and consider whether it wishes to enquire about any of the forthcoming decisions within its portfolio.

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1.09 pm

12.

Requests for Call-In

There have been no requests for call-in to the Scrutiny Committee within its constitutional remit since the date of the last meeting.  The Director of Law and Assurance will report any requests since the publication of the agenda papers.

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1.11 pm

13.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 11 September 2024 at 10.30 am at County Hall, Chichester.  Probable agenda items include:

 

·       Performance and Resources Report – Quarter 1 2024-25

·       SEND Improvement Plan – Review of Educational Psychology Service

·       Millais Secondary School Proposals

 

Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by Friday 30 August 2024.

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