Children's Services Scrutiny Panel - Wednesday, 24th July, 2024 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Tameside One. View directions

Contact: Georgia Latham, Scrutiny Manager or Tom Hoghton, Policy & Strategy Service Manager  0161 342 5664 / Email: or 0161 342 5082 / Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

Members are requested to advise the Scrutiny Manager of any apologies for this meeting.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Scrutiny Panel.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, 12 June 2024.


Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following item:








SEND in Tameside


Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)’ as set out in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)



Chair's Update

To receive any updates from the Chair on the activity and future priorities for the Panel.


Date of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Children’s Services Scrutiny Panel will take place on Wednesday, 18 September 2024.


Urgent Items

To consider any additional items the Chair is of the opinion shall be dealt with as a matter of urgency in accordance with Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Children's Workforce Data Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Panel to meet Councillor Bill Fairfoull, Deputy Executive Leader (Children & Families) and Tracy Brennand, Assistant Director of People & Workforce Development, to receive an update on the Children’s Services workforce data.

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SEND in Tameside

The Panel to meet Councillor Bill Fairfoull, Deputy Executive Leader (Children & Families), Allison Parkinson, Director of Children’s Services, and Deborah Myers, Assistant Director for Education, to receive an update on the work taking place to secure improvements in SEND across the local area.

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