Children and Families Scrutiny Panel - Thursday, 21st March, 2024 5.30 pm

Venue: Committee Rooms 1 and 2 - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Ed Grimshaw, Democratic Support Officer  Tel: 023 8083 2390

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 207 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on 25 January 2024 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.


The Youth Justice Service in Southampton pdf icon PDF 627 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Children and Learning providing an overview of the performance of the Youth Justice system in Southampton.


Children and Learning - Performance pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Report of the Scrutiny Manager recommending that the Panel consider and challenge the performance of Children’s Services and Learning in Southampton.

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Exclusion of the Press and Public - Exempt 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 exempt appendix to the following Item

Appendix 2 are considered to be exempt from general publication based on Category 2 of paragraph 10.4 of the Council’s Access to Information Procedure Rules.


Monitoring Scrutiny Recommendations pdf icon PDF 278 KB

Report of the Scrutiny Manager recommending that the Panel considers the responses to recommendations from previous meetings and provides feedback.

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