Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Friday, 23rd June, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Stone Cross, Rotary Way, Northallerton, DL6 2UU

Contact: Patrick Duffy, Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer. Email: 

No. Item


Welcome by the Chair


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the Meeting held on 10th March 2023 pdf icon PDF 537 KB


Public Participation

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Patrick Duffy of Democratic and Scrutiny Services (contact details below) and supplied the text by midday on Tuesday 20th June 2023, three working days before the day of the meeting.  Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item.  Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-

·         at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes);

·         when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.

If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chair who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.



Declarations of Interest

All Members are invited to declare at this point any interests they have in items appearing on this agenda, including the nature of those interests


Chair's remarks

Any correspondence, communication or other business brought forward by the direction of the Chair of the Committee. 



Young People's Champion, Annual Report - Councillor Alyson Baker pdf icon PDF 367 KB


Early Years Update - Helen Smith, Early Years Strategy Manager pdf icon PDF 528 KB


Growing up in North Yorkshire Survey 2022 - Louise Wilson, Head of School Improvement and Clare Barrowman, Senior Education Adviser pdf icon PDF 2 MB


Scrutiny Task and Finish Group re Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Provision in the Scarborough Area - Janet Crawford, Assistant Director, Inclusion and Patrick Duffy, Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer

Additional documents:


Work Programme 2023/2024 - Patrick Duffy, Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer pdf icon PDF 367 KB


Any Other Items

Any other items which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances


Date of Next Meeting

Friday, 1st September, 2023 at 10.00 a.m.

Members are reminded that in order to expedite business at the meeting and enable Officers to adapt their presentations to address areas causing difficulty, they are encouraged to contact Officers prior to the meeting with questions on technical issues in reports

Contact Details:

For enquiries relating to this agenda please contact Patrick Duffy, Principal  Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer. Tel: 01609 534546 Or email