Extraordinary Meeting, Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 10.00 am

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 66 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 22 June 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.


Declaration of Party Whip

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 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.


Members of the public wishing to make a statement should provide notice in writing at least three clear working days before the meeting takes place.



Covid-19 Education Update pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To consider a report on the impacts of Covid-19 to education and schools in Cheshire East.


Review of Fostering Service pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To consider an update on Foster4 and the wider development work within the Fostering Service.


Regional Adoption Agency Integrated Services Agreement

To consider a presentation update on the Regional Adoption Agency, Adoption Counts, and the decision due to be taken by Cabinet on 8 September 2020 to approve that the council enter into an integrated service agreement and associated support agreement with its partners.


Member Frontline Visits pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the plans to reinstate Member frontline visits.


Youth Zone Update

To consider an update on the potential for an externally funded capital development Youth Zone in Crewe.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 189 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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