Agenda and decisions

Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 24 January 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Sparkenhoe Committee Room, County Hall, Glenfield

Contact: Damien Buckley (Tel: 0116 305 0183)  Email: damien.buckley@leics.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 8 November 2022. pdf icon PDF 177 KB

2.

Question Time. pdf icon PDF 419 KB

3.

Questions asked by members under Standing Order 7(3) and 7(5). pdf icon PDF 434 KB

4.

To advise of any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent elsewhere on the agenda.

5.

Declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.

6.

Declarations of the Party Whip in accordance with Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rule 16.

7.

Presentation of Petitions under Standing Order 36.

8.

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2023/24 - 2026/27. pdf icon PDF 709 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    That the report regarding the Medium Term Financial Strategy 2023/24 – 2026/27 and information now provided be noted;

 

b)    That the comments now made be forwarded to the Scrutiny Commission for consideration at its meeting on 30 January 2023;

 

c)    That the Director of Children and Family Services be requested to provide members of the Committee with the number of Case Managers assessing requests for Education, Health and Care Plan’s (EHCP’s) since 2016.

 

9.

SEND Local Area Revisit. pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    That the outcome of the Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) Local Area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) re-inspection and the planned work to bring about necessary improvements be noted;

 

b)    That members of the Committee be provided with a full copy of the letter and report outlining the outcome of the Joint Area SEND Revisit in Leicestershire.

 


10.

Corporate Parenting Strategy 2022-25. pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    That the revised draft Corporate Parenting Strategy 2022 – 2025 be noted;

 

b)    That the outcome of the engagement and the final revised draft Strategy will be presented to the Corporate Parenting Board in February 2023;

 

c)    That changes be made to the Strategy, following approval by the Director of Children and Family Services, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

11.

Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on 7 March 2023 at 2:00pm.

 

12.

Any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent.