Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 6.30pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Teri Reynolds, Democratic Services Officer 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 11 November 2019.  


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct. Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.



Emotional Health and Wellbeing Contract and the Local Transformation Plan (LTP) - Update pdf icon PDF 3 MB

The contract for the Medway Young People Wellbeing Service was awarded to the North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) and formally commenced on 1 September 2017. This paper updates Members on the contract and arrangements through the Local Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing.


Integrated Child Health Service - Update pdf icon PDF 787 KB

This report is to update the Committee on the progress of the Medway Integrated Child Health Service. The report provides details of the commissioning arrangements for children’s community health services in Medway, key challenges relating to mobilisation of services and service achievements since contract commencement. The report also identifies key outcomes for children and next steps for service development moving forwards.


Draft Capital and Revenue Budget 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 438 KB

This report provides an update on progress towards setting the Council’s draft capital and revenue budgets for 2020/21. In accordance with the Constitution, Cabinet is required to develop ‘initial budget proposals’ approximately three months before finalising the budget and setting council tax levels at the end of February 2020.

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Ofsted Inspection of Medway's Children's Services - Action Plan pdf icon PDF 152 KB

The Ofsted Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS) took place in Medway from 15 to 26 July 2019. The Council is required to submit an Action Plan to Ofsted by 28 November 2019 which identifies priority actions to address the areas for improvement identified within the inspection over the next twelve months.  The Action Plan will be sent out separately, once it is published, which is after agenda despatch.

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Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report and Risk Register Review - Quarter 2 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 346 KB

Medway’s Council Plan 2016/21 sets out the Council’s three priorities.

This report and appendices summarise how we performed in Quarter 2 of 2019/20 on the delivery of the two priorities relevant for this Committee: supporting Medway’s people to realise their potential and maximising regeneration and economic growth. In accordance with the Council’s Risk Management Strategy, this report also includes the Quarter 2 2019/20 review of the strategic risks pertaining to this committee.

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School Admission Arrangements 2021 pdf icon PDF 203 KB

This report details the outcome of the consultation on the primary and secondary co-ordinated admission schemes and seeks views on the proposed 2021 admission arrangements. 

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 171 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year.

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