Agenda

Children, Education and Families Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 17 November 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Bromley Civic Centre

Contact: Kerry Nicholls  020 8461 7840

Items
No. Item

PART 1 (PUBLIC) AGENDA

Note for Members: Members are reminded that Officer contact details are shown on each report and Members are welcome to raise questions in advance of the meeting.

 

STANDARD ITEMS

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

3.

QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ATTENDING THE MEETING

In accordance with the Council’s Constitution, questions that are not specific to reports on the agenda must have been received in writing 10 working days before the date of the meeting. 

 

Questions specifically on reports on the agenda should be received within two working days of the normal publication date of the agenda.  Please ensure that questions specifically on reports on the agenda are received by the Democratic Services Team by 5.00pm on Friday 11th November 2022.

 

3a

QUESTIONS FOR THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CHILDREN EDUCATION AND FAMILIES PDS COMMITTEE

3b

QUESTIONS FOR THE CHILDREN, EDUCATION AND FAMILIES PORTFOLIO HOLDER

4.

MINUTES OF THE CHILDREN, EDUCATION AND FAMILIES PDS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 4 OCTOBER 2022 pdf icon PDF 288 KB

5.

MATTERS OUTSTANDING AND WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 583 KB

HOLDING THE PORTFOLIO HOLDER TO ACCOUNT

6.

PORTFOLIO HOLDER UPDATE

6a

Children, Education and Families Portfolio Plan - 2022/23 Q2 Update pdf icon PDF 295 KB

Additional documents:

7.

PRE DECISION SCRUTINY OF DECISIONS FOR THE CHILDREN, EDUCATION & FAMILIES PORTFOLIO HOLDER

7a

Budget Monitoring 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 348 KB

Additional documents:

7b

Contract Award via Exemption to Competitive Tendering: Virtual Reality Training for Children's Social Care Practitioners pdf icon PDF 751 KB

7c

Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) Deficit Recovery Management Plan pdf icon PDF 250 KB

Additional documents:

7d

Bromley Youth Justice Service Update pdf icon PDF 416 KB

HOLDING THE EXECUTIVE TO ACCOUNT

8.

PRE DECISION SCRUTINY OF EXECUTIVE REPORTS

8a

LBB Maintained Nurseries Transformation Options Report pdf icon PDF 636 KB

8b

Contract Award: Holiday and Saturday Group Based Short Breaks Part 1 (Public) Report pdf icon PDF 242 KB

9.

POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER ITEMS

9a

Bromley Safeguarding Children Partnership Annual Report (2021-22) pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Additional documents:

9b

Local Authority Designated Officer Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Additional documents:

9c

Independent Reviewing Officer Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Additional documents:

9d

Performance Reporting - Children's Scrutiny Dataset Part 1 (Public) Report pdf icon PDF 301 KB

Additional documents:

9e

Children, Education and Families Risk Register - Update Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Additional documents:

10.

CHILDREN, EDUCATION AND FAMILIES INFORMATION ITEMS

The items comprise:

 

  • Children's Looked After Placement Sufficiency and Commissioning Strategy 2022-24
  • Early Help Strategy for Children (aged from birth to 18) and their families.  Our vision for 2030
  • Annual Complaints Report and Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman Letter 2021/22
  • Contract Register (Part 1) Public

 

 

Members have been provided with advance copies of the briefing via e-mail.  The briefing is also available on the Council's Website at the following link: http://cds.bromley.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CId=559&Year=0

 

Information Items will not be debated at Children, Education and Families PDS Committee unless a member of the Committee requests a discussion be held.  24 hours’ notice must be given to the Clerk.

 

 

PART 2 (CLOSED) AGENDA

11.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS AMENDED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (ACCESS TO INFORMATION) (VARIATION) ORDER 2006, AND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

The Chairman to move that the Press and public be excluded during consideration of the items of business listed below as it is likely in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings that if members of the Press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information.

12.

EXEMPT MINUTES OF THE CHILDREN, EDUCATION & FAMILIES PDS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 4 OCTOBER 2022

13.

PRE DECISION SCRUTINY OF PART 2 (EXEMPT) EXECUTIVE REPORTS

13a

Contract Award: Holiday and Saturday Group Based Short Breaks Part 2 (Exempt) Report

14.

POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER ITEMS PART 2 (EXEMPT)

14a

Performance Reporting - Children's Scrutiny Dataset Part 2 (Exempt) Report

14b

Contract Register Part 2 (Exempt)