Executive post

Cabinet Member for Children's Services and Safeguarding


The portfolio is responsible for:


        Designated Lead Member for Children’s Services pursuant to  

          Section 19 of the Children Act 2004

        Overall strategy and policy for all Children’s matters, i.e. 

          Education, Children and Families pursuant to the requirements of   

          the Children Act 2004

        Children and Young People’s Plan

        Corporate parenting

        Standards across statutory services

        Statutory multi-agency partnerships

        Early help relating to children and families

        Strategy for Special Educational Needs and Disability

        Vulnerable youth including young people missing education,      

          those at risk of exploitation youth offending

        To act as champion for children and young people and in order to    

          do so ensure the councils engagement with children and young            

             people, parents and carers

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