Notice of a public


Budget Decision Session - Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education



Councillor Cuthbertson



Tuesday, 14 December 2021



10.00 am



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)








Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democratic Services by 5:00pm on Thursday 16 December 2021.


*With the exception of matters that have been the subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any called in items will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.





Written representations in respect of items on this agenda should be submitted to Democratic Services by at 5.00pm on Friday 10 December 2021.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests;

·        any prejudicial interests;

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 4)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 12 January 2021.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5:00pm on Friday 10 December 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.


Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The remote public meeting can be viewed live and on demand at  During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates ( for more information on meetings and decisions.




4.          Financial strategy 2022/23 to 2026/27 

(Pages 5 - 40)


This report provides the background information for the overall Financial Strategy and to present the draft savings proposals, growth assumptions and capital schemes for the Children, Young People and Education portfolio.


In the interests of wider transparency and consultation relating to budget decision making sessions, all budget reports for these sessions have been published together on Monday 6 December 2021 A copy of the appropriate papers for this meeting are attached for the purpose of this session.




5.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Executive Member considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

Name:  Robert Flintoft

Contact Details:

Telephone – (01904) 555704

Email –






For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports


Contact details are set out above.