Agenda

Children, Education and Families Policy Development and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 1 February 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Bromley Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH

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, members of the public may submit one question each on matters relating to the work of the Committee. Questions must have been received in writing 10 working days before the date of the meeting - by 5.00pm on Thursday 18 January 2024. 

 

Questions seeking clarification of the details of a report on the agenda may be accepted within two working days of the normal publication date of the agenda – by 5.00pm on Friday 26 January 2024. 

3a

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

3b

QUESTIONS FOR THE CHILDREN, EDUCATION AND FAMILIES PORTFOLIO HOLDER pdf icon PDF 319 KB

4.

MINUTES OF THE CHILDREN, EDUCATION & FAMILIES PDS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 22 NOVEMBER 2023 pdf icon PDF 351 KB

5.

MATTERS OUTSTANDING AND FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 316 KB

HOLDING THE PORTFOLIO HOLDER TO ACCOUNT

6.

PORTFOLIO HOLDER UPDATE

7.

OFSTED INSPECTION OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Additional documents:

8.

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

8a

2024/25 DEDICATED SCHOOLS GRANT (DSG) pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Additional documents:

9.

POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER ITEMS

9a

CHILDREN, EDUCATION AND FAMILIES PORTFOLIO DRAFT BUDGET 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 370 KB

Additional documents:

9b

CEF Risk Register 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Additional documents:

9c

Performance Reporting - Children's Scrutiny Dataset Part 1 (Public) Report pdf icon PDF 296 KB

Additional documents:

9d

Deep Dive: Youth Support and NEET pdf icon PDF 702 KB

10.

CHILDREN, EDUCATION AND FAMILIES INFORMATION ITEMS

The briefing comprises:

 

  • Contracts Activity Report

 

This briefing is circulated for information only, but issues can be debated at the meeting at the request of any member of the Committee. Such requests should be made to the Democratic Services Officer at least 24 hours before the meeting and should set out which aspects of the information briefing need to be discussed.

 

 

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

 

Printed copies of the briefing are available on request by contacting the Democratic Services Officer.

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 22 NOVEMBER 2023

13.

POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER ITEMS PART 2 (EXEMPT)

13a

PERFORMANCE REPORTING - CHILDREN'S SCRUTINY DATASET PART 2 (EXEMPT) REPORT