To consider a report from the Executive Director – People (Deputy Chief Executive).
Members considered the Board Briefing report from the Strategic Policy and Scrutiny Advisor. This provided an update of Board activity and notified the Board of items for the next Board meeting and any children related Cabinet decisions on the Forward Plan.
Members were guided through the report and noted the work that continued in the service area, led by the Strategic Policy and Scrutiny Advisor.
The Chair thanked Mr Brian Eaton who was no longer eligible to be a Parent Governor on the Board, for his invaluable input into the work of the Board. His knowledge and participation was welcomed. Mr Eaton commented that support for new Parent Governor Representatives was essential, in particular training on what would be expected of the person in the role. He considered that all political parties had respected each other and the respect for children and young people had also been good. He considered the work undertaken to support children and young people to be exemplary.
1 The report be noted
2 The recommendations arising from the private meeting on the Youth Justice Strategy be agreed.
3 The Board be provided with a Youth Justice Strategy update in Spring 2019.
4 The recommendations for the private meeting on School’s Admissions consultation be included in the Board Briefing in December 2018
5 A private meeting be convened to review the content of the Self Assessment for the SEND Local Inspection.