Meeting Details

Children's Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
25 Jul 2018 - 10:00 to 00:00
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Public Agenda
1 Notice of Recording/Webcast
The Chairman to advise/meeting to note that this meeting will be webcast for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council's Internet site ( and that members of the press/public may record and take photographs except where there are confidential or exempt items.

2 Declarations of Interests
Members are reminded that they must declare all relevant  pecuniary and non pecuniary interests arising from any business to be discussed at this meeting. If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared a Member must not speak or take part in that agenda item. Any declarations will be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.

  (i)  To note the resolution of the City Council appointing the Committee, Chair and Members to serve on the Committee for the period ending with the Annual Meeting of the City Council in 2019:


Labour (5)

Councillors Mohammed Aikhlaq (Chairman), Safia Akhtar, Diane Donaldson, Shabrana Hussain, Lucy Seymour-Smith.


Conservative (2)

Councillors Charlotte Hodivala and Alex Yip.


Liberal Democrat (1)

Councillor Morriam Jan.


(ii)  To elect a Deputy Chair for the purposes of substitution for the Chair, if absent, for the period ending with the Annual General Meeting of the City Council in 2019.

4 Apologies
To receive any apologies.

To fulfil the functions of an Overview and Scrutiny Committee as they relate to any policies, services and activities concerning the Children’s Trust, vulnerable children, corporate parenting and other child social care and safeguarding functions of the Council.

Cllr Kate Booth, Cabinet Member for Children’s Wellbeing in attendance.
Andy Couldrick, Chief Executive, Seamus Gaynor, Head of Executive, Children’s Trust and Sarah Sinclair, Interim AD, Commissioning in attendance.

  (i)  The Chairman proposes that the Committee meets on the following Wednesday's at 1000 hours in the Council House:-


19 September

17 October

14 November

12 December



16 January

13 February

13 March

17 April

(ii)  The Committee is also requested to approve Wednesday's at 1000 hours as a suitable day and time each week for any additional meetings required to consider 'requests for call in' which may be lodged in respect of the Executive decisions.

10 Request(s) for Call In/Councillor Call for Action/Petitions Received (if any)
To consider any request for call in/councillor call for action/petitions (if received). 
11 Other Urgent Business
To consider any items of business by reason of special circumstances (to be specified) that in the opinion of the Chairman are matters of urgency.
12 Authority to Chairman and Officers
Chairman to move:-

'In an urgent situation between meetings, the Chairman jointly with the relevant Chief Officer has authority to act on behalf of the Committee'.


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Declarations of Interests

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