Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 27th January, 2020 1.30 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Helen Davies  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2019



Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


Whipping Declarations

To provide an opportunity for Members to declare the existence of a party whip in relation to any item on the agenda


Public Speaking/Open Session

A total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to make a statement(s) on any matter that falls within the remit of the Committee.


Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes, but the Chairman will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned, where there are a number of speakers.


Note: In order for officers to undertake any background research, it would be helpful if members of the public contacted the Scrutiny officer listed at the foot of the agenda, at least one working day before the meeting to provide brief details of the matter to be covered.



SEND Written Statement of Action Update pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To scrutinise progress against the SEND Written Statement of Action.

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Locality Working Progress Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To review ‘Together in Communities’ – a new way of working in localities across services.

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Family Focus (Troubled Families) Recovery report pdf icon PDF 131 KB

To consider the progress and improvements made in delivering the Family Focus programme.


Innovative Approaches to Children in Need pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To receive a report on the approaches to Children In Need.


Outcome of Ofsted Inspection of Cheshire East Local Authority Children's Services (ILACS) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To receive a report on the outcome of the Ofsted Standard Inspection.

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Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To give consideration to the areas of the forward plan which fall within the remit of the Committee.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To give consideration to the work programme

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