Meeting Details

Education and Children's Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
3 Feb 2021 - 09:30 to 11:13
  • 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 consider the "Request for Call-In" (the Portfolio Holder and the Lead Officer Identified in the report have been summoned to attend the meeting).


The following documents are attached:-

(A) The Executive Decision Record

(B) The relevant form for the "Request for Call-In" lodged by Councillors Peter Fowler and Alex Yip.

(C) The report considered by Cabinet in reaching its decision.




5 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). 
6 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.
7 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 Absence
Councillor Chaudhry Rashid 

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Mohammed Aikhlaq Board of Directors at Leigh Multi Academy TrustNon-PecuniaryNone
Councillor Alex Yip Vice Chair of Governors for Wilson Stuart SchoolNon-PecuniaryNone


Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

  • Councillor Kate Booth, Cabinet Member for Children’s Wellbeing
  • Councillor Peter Fowler
  • Councillor Jayne Francis, Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Culture
  • David Bridgman, Head of Service, Special Educational Needs Assessment & Review (SENAR)
  • Jaswinder Didially, Head of Service, Education and Skills
  • Lisa Fraser, AD, Education and Early Years
  • Nichola Jones, AD, Inclusion and SEND
  • Zahid Mahmood, Capital Projects Manager
  • Ceri Saunders, Acting Group Overview and Scrutiny Manager
  • Amanda Simcox, Scrutiny Officer


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