Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Children & Young People Select Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 5th June, 2013
Time:
5.00p.m.
Place:
Jim Cooke Conference Suite, Stockton Central Library, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1TU
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Carol Clark (Chairman), Cllr Barbara Inman, Cllr Ken Lupton, Cllr Ross Patterson, Cllr Norma Stephenson O.B.E, Cllr Tracey Stott, Cllr Mrs Sylvia Walmsley.
Officers:
Lynda Brown (CESC); Fiona Mckie, Judith Trainer (LD).
In Attendance:
Mr R G Lupton (Non voting co-opted representative).
Apologies for absence:
were submitted on behalf of Cllr Elliot Kennedy, Ione Branton, David Campbell.
Item Description Decision
Public
CYP
1/13
EVACUATION PLAN
The evacuation procedure was noted.
CYP
2/13
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
There were no declarations of interest.
CYP
3/13
MINUTES FOR SIGNATURE - 19TH DECEMBER 2012
AGREED that the minutes were signed by the Chairman as a correct record.
CYP
4/13
DRAFT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING - 20TH FEBRUARY, 2013
AGREED that the draft minutes be approved.
CYP
5/13
ACTION PLAN FOR AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS - QUALITY & SUFFICIENCY OF CHILDCARE
AGREED that:-

1. The Action Plan be noted and the above points be actioned.
2. A further update be provided at a meeting in September/October.
CYP
6/13
WORK PROGRAMME
AGREED that the Work Programme be noted and that a further meeting be held on 28th August 2013.
CYP
7/13
CHAIRS UPDATE
 

Preamble

ItemPreamble
CYP
3/13
The minutes of the meeting held on 19th December 2012 were signed by the Chairman as a correct record.
CYP
4/13
Consideration was given to the draft minutes of the meeting held on 20th February, 2013.
CYP
5/13
Members were requested to consider the Action Plan setting out how the agreed recommendations from the Scrutiny Review of Quality & Sufficiency of Childcare would be implemented and target dates for completion.

Members raised the following questions/points:-

- How the childcare offer for disadvantaged 2 year olds would be publicised.
- The Action Plan be updated to include numbers to accompany the percentages detailed within the success measures column.
- A link to the updated admissions booklet to be emailed to Members of the Committee.
- A hard copy of the updated admissions booklet to be sent to all Members once finalised.

It was suggested that a further update be provided to Members in September/October 2013.
CYP
6/13
Members were informed that an Overview of the Service would be provided on 24th July 2013. Members were also requested to consider holding a further meeting on 28th August 2013.
CYP
7/13
There was no Chair's update at today's meeting.

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