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Children and Families Scrutiny Committee

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Children and Families Scrutiny Committee


The Children and Families Scrutiny Committee will fulfil the functions of an Overview and Scrutiny Committee as they relate to performance management, Corporate Resources and Strategy and in particular(but not restricted to): Education, Children’s Social Care, Early Years Provision, Looked After Children and Youth Services.


And the following specific portfolio holder responsibilities:


?       Children Act 2004

?       Early Years and Child Care

?       Children’s Centres

?       Education

?       Children’s social care and wellbeing

?       Youth Support Services including Connexions and Youth Offending Service

?       Services to Children & Young People with disabilities 0-25

?       Lifelong Learning

?       Family Support Services

?       Strategy for responding to Health Inequalities

?       Cared for Children and Care Leavers

?       Children’s Trust – Children & Young People’s Plan

?       Local Safeguarding Children’s Board

?       Children’s Safeguarding Unit

?       Child Poverty Needs Assessment

?       Influence and inform the Health and Wellbeing Strategy and support implementation of operational services.

?       Think Family approach