Children and Families Scrutiny Panel
Thursday, 25th January, 2018 5.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 3 - Civic Centre

Contact: Emily Goodwin/Pat Wood, Democratic Support Officer  Tel: 023 8083 2302

No. Item


Apologies and Changes in Panel Membership (If Any)

To note any changes in membership of the Panel made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.


Disclosure of Personal and Pecuniary Interests

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, and the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members to disclose any personal or pecuniary interests in any matter included on the agenda for this meeting.


Declarations of Scrutiny Interest

Members are invited to declare any prior participation in any decision taken by a Committee, Sub-Committee, or Panel of the Council on the agenda and being scrutinised at this meeting.


Declaration of party Political Whip

Members are invited to declare the application of any party political whip on any matter on the agenda and being scrutinised at this meeting.


Statement from the Chair


Minutes of the Previous Meeting (including matters arising) pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 16 November 2017 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.


Exclusion of the Press and Public - Confidential Papers included in the following Item

To move that in accordance with the Council’s Constitution, specifically the Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in respect of any consideration of the confidential appendices to the following Item

Confidential appendices 1 and 2 contain information deemed to be exempt from general publication based on Category 2 of paragraph 10.4 of the Council’s Access to Information Procedure Rules. It is not in the public interest to disclose this because it is likely to reveal the identity of an individual.


Educational Attainment - Focus on Looked After Children pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance requesting that the Panel note the 2016/17 key stage exam results in Southampton and discuss the educational attainment of Looked After Children.

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Early Years Provision pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Report of the Service Director, Children and Families requesting that the Panel note the overview of Early Years provision and the potential impact of the 30 hour early years’ offer in Southampton.


Children and Families - Performance pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance providing an overview of performance across Children and Families Services since November 2017.

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