Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 23rd March, 2020 1.30 pm, CANCELLED

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 49 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 February 2020.



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.



Domestic Abuse Commission pdf icon PDF 417 KB

To receive an update on the impact of the new provision.


Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) Annual Report pdf icon PDF 587 KB

To consider the Annual Report of the LADO.


Children's Home Commission pdf icon PDF 212 KB

To review the changes in commission.


Early Help Strategy pdf icon PDF 620 KB

To update the Committee on the Strategy post-Cabinet decision.


Performance Scorecard: Quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To scrutinise performance data and indicators for children’s services from quarter 3 of the municipal year, 2019/20.

Additional documents:


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To give consideration to the work programme