Committee details

Children and Young People's Services Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

The Children and Young People's Services Scrutiny Committee is responsible for the overview and scrutiny of the Cabinet portfolios areas set out below (full details of Cabinet portfolio responsibilities are available via the website).


·        Children and Young People’s Services portfolio (apart from public health for children)

·        Learning and Skills portfolio


The Scrutiny Committee also includes four ‘co-opted’ members, representing parent governors and the Church of England and Roman Catholic Diocesan. These members may be involved in all aspects of the work of the Committee, but may only vote on issues relating to the education of children and young people.


Watch meetings online


You can watch meetings live online via our webcasting website. Our webcasts are also available to view in the webcast library for six years after the meeting (six months prior to May 2020).


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Contact information

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