Children & Young People Select Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 23rd June, 2021
Time:
17.00
Place:
Jim Cooke 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 Dan Fagan, Cllr Luke Frost (sub for Cllr Ray Godwin), Cllr Clare Gamble, Cllr Lynn Hall (sub for Cllr Stephen Richardson), Cllr Lauriane Povey, Cllr Sally Ann Watson.
Officers:
Martin Gray, David Willingham, Lesley Harrison, Craig Piggott (CS), Haleem Ghafoor (Comms), Judy Trainer (DS).
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Ray Godwin, Cllr Stephen Richardson, Cllr Andrew Sherris
Item Description Decision
Public
CYP
1/21
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
CYP
2/21
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 21 APRIL 2021
 
CYP
3/21
SCRUTINY REVIEW OF CARE LEAVERS EET
AGREED That the final report be approved for submission to Cabinet.
CYP
4/21
SCRUTINY REVIEW OF CHILD POVERTY
AGREED That the scope and project plan be approved, subject to the inclusion of the additional key lines of enquiry set out above.
CYP
5/21
SELECT COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2021/22
 
CYP
6/21
CHAIR'S UPDATE
 

Preamble

ItemPreamble
CYP
1/21
There were no declarations of interest.
CYP
2/21
The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 21 April 2021 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.
CYP
3/21
The Select Committee considered the draft final report following the scrutiny review of Care Leavers EET.

An Action Plan would be submitted to the September meeting which would set out in detail how the review recommendations would be implemented following approval by Cabinet.
CYP
4/21
The Select Committee considered a draft scope and project in respect of its next review of Child Poverty. Members asked that the following additional key lines of enquiry be included within the review:

• Is there a different impact on child poverty between private and rented households?
• What are the issues for households with a disabled child and is there enough support in place?
• What more can be done to provide support in early years, in particular to new mothers/families?
CYP
5/21
AGREED That the Work Programme be noted.
CYP
6/21
There was no update.

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