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Children and Young People Committee
5 Jul 2017 - 19:00 to 21:12
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Officers in Attendance
  • Declarations of Interests



1. Welcome and Introductions
The Chair to welcome councillors, parent governor representatives, the Diocesan representative witnesses, Council officers and the public to the meeting and introduce those present.
2. Apologies
To receive any apologies of absence.
3. Disclosures of Interest

Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, or personal interests (including other pecuniary interests) they may have in the business to be transacted, and officers to disclose any interests they may have in any contract to be considered.

4. pdf Minutes (158Kb)
To approve, and the Chair to sign as a correct record, the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 8 February 2017 (Item 4).
Caroline Marriott (Head of Delivery- SEN and Disability Service) will make a presentation (Item 5).
6. Youth Cabinet
To receive and consider a presentation from representatives of the Youth Cabinet.
7. Presentation from the Youth Information Service
Pat Howard (Manager- Youth Information Service) will make a presentation.
Ian Revell (Chief Executive - Community Foundation) and Bart Gamber (Director of Programmes - Community Foundation) will make a presentation (Item 8).
To consider how the Council fulfilled its responsibilities as a Corporate Parent to Milton Keynes’ children and young people in care and care leavers during the 2016/17 Council year, and development plans for 2017/18 (Item 9).

Councillor Norman Miles (Chair- Corporate Parenting Panel) will make a presentation.
10. Topical Item
11. Work Programme

To propose a Work Programme for the remainder of 2017/18, as follows:

12 September 2017
• Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)
• Annual Report from Cabinet Member
• Waiting Lists and In Year Transfers
• Family Drug and Alcohol Court Report
• Adoptions Report
• Fostering Report
• Further Education & Higher Education Report

31 October 2017
• GCSE & KS1 & 2 Headline Results
• Mental Health, one year on
• LCSB Annual Report 2016/17
• LCSB Business Plan 2017/18

Also in the autumn
• Joint subcommittee with the Health & Adult Social Care Committee to scrutinise the Health & Well Being Board

10 January 2018
• Report back from the sub-committee above
• School funding
• Opportunities for gifted & talented children in Milton Keynes
• Early parenting
• Careers Advice

7 March 2018
• Annual Report from Cabinet members
• Report from Youth Cabinet

12. pdf Matters for Report (122Kb)

Plan MK: Public Consultation
To report the final version of the Committee’s comments on Plan: MK as amended following an email consultation, and subsequently submitted to the Council (Item 12).

Corporate Parenting
The Corporate Parenting Panel met on Tuesday 21 March. Copies of its papers and minutes are available from Democratic Services.


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
No apology information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
Debbie Main  
Amanda Marlow  
Councillor Norman Miles  

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Officers in Attendance

Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Cllr Z Nolan (Cabinet Member - Children and Families)


N Rayner (Service Director - Children and Families)

R Mascarenhas (Youth Participation Worker - Children and Families)

C Marriott (Head of Delivery - Special Education Needs and Disability Service)

G Eglinton-Pacitti (Director - Counselling Services, Milton Keynes Youth Information Services)

K Newman (Development Lead - Milton Keynes Youth Information Services)

I Revell (Chief Executive - Community Foundation)

B Gamber (Director of Programmes - Community Foundation)

R Grimer-James (Member, Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet)

C Tear (Member, Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet)

T Poyner (Member, Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet)

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