Scrutiny Children & Young People Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: This meeting was held remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Contact: Stephanie Davis
02087266000 x84384  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.



Minutes of the previous sub-committee meeting pdf icon PDF 265 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 2 March 2021 and 20 April 2021 (to follow) as an accurate record.


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Disclosures of interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.


Action list update

Discussion on actions arising from previous meetings.


Covid Response- Emotional Well Being and Children's Mental Health pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A presentation on Croydon’s Covid response and offer to support emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.


Service Update, Budget Impact and Early Help, Children's Social Care and Education Dashboards pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To receive an overview of the staff changes, service impact and response to the budget reductions of the department. .

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Refreshed Children's Improvement Plan pdf icon PDF 428 KB

(Report to follow)

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Addressing Cost Care and Support for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeing Children pdf icon PDF 1 MB

(Presentation to follow)


What difference has this meeting made to Croydon's children

To discuss the findings from this meeting and expectations for Croydon’s Children.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”