Children and Education Policy and Accountability Committee

Purpose of committee

Principal Functions

·         To develop policy within the scope of the Committee and make recommendations to the Cabinet

·         Monitor the administration and spending in services within its scope

·         To review the impact of decisions and policies implemented by the Council

·         Lead responsibility for scrutinising the relevant Cabinet Members.



·         the education of children and young people in the borough

·         the authority's functions as education authority

·         Special Educational Needs

·         Social services for children and families

·         Safeguarding

·         Child protection

·         Children in care

·         Children and young people leaving care

·         the children’s services budgets

·         the employee-led mutual 3BM

·         Any other matter allocated by the Finance, Commercial Revenue and Contracts PAC



Contact information

Support officer: David Abbott. Email: