Meeting Details

Education and Children's Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
20 Jan 2021 - 10:00 to 12:22
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests
  • Webcast



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.
3 Apologies
To receive any apologies.
To confirm the notes of the 9 December 2020 meeting and note the action tracker.
Dionne McAndrews, AD, Children’s Trust and John Williams, AD, Adult Social Care in attendance.
Lisa Fraser, AD Education and Early Years and Alan Michell, Head of School Admissions and Fair Access in attendance.
9 Date and Time of Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 03 March 2021 at 1000 hours via an online meeting.
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'.


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Olly Armstrong 
Adam Hardy 
Councillor Kath Scott 
NameReason for Absence
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Mohammed Aikhlaq Director at Leigh Multi Academy TrustNon-PecuniaryNone
Councillor Alex Yip Deputy Chair of Governors for Wilson Stuart School and a Birmingham MagistrateNon-PecuniaryNone


Also in attendance at the above meeting were:


  • Councillor Kate Booth, Cabinet Member for Children’s Wellbeing
  • Councillor Jayne Francis, Cabinet Member for Education, Skills & Culture
  • Lisa Fraser, AD, Education and Early Years
  • Dionne McAndrews, AD, Children’s Trust
  • Alan Michell, Head of School Admissions and Fair Access
  • Caroline Naven, Head of Preparation for Adulthood & Vulnerable Adults
  • Ceri Saunders, Acting Group Overview and Scrutiny Manager
  • Amanda Simcox, Scrutiny Officer
  • John Williams, AD, Adult Social Care


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