Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 22nd March, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Joel Hammond-Gant  Tel: 01270 686468 Email:

Link: Meeting recording

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 26 February 2021.



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.



Child/Young Person's Story

To receive a short verbal update on a child/young person’s story.


Covid-19 Update pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To consider the standing Covid-19 update.


Children and Families Performance Scorecard - Quarter 3, 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 312 KB

To consider the performance data relating to Children and Families Services from quarter 3 of 2020/21.


Update on Progress Against the SEND Written Statement of Action pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To consider a six-month update on progress made against the SEND Written Statement of Action.

Additional documents:


Update on School Organisation and School Capital pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider a report highlighting the schemes targeted at ensuring sufficiency of school places across all planning areas in the borough, including the work to support the increasing demand for specialist SEN school places, and the ongoing work undertaken to support the overall condition of maintained school buildings in Cheshire East.



Update on Member Frontline Visits pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider a six-month update on Member frontline visits.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To review the work programme.

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