Notice of a public meeting of

Children, Education and Communities Policy and Scrutiny Committee



Councillors Baker, Barker, Daubeney (Chair), Fenton, Fitzpatrick, Heaton and Webb (Vice-Chair)



Tuesday, 4 January 2022



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting







Until the end of January 2022, the Council is reverting to holding its scrutiny meetings remotely in the interests of minimising any risks to the public, elected Members and staff during the continuing Covid pandemic.  Meetings continue to be held in accordance with statutory requirements.  Scrutiny Committees are non-decision making bodies and as such this remote meeting will not be regarded as a formal meeting of the Committee.  It provides an opportunity for Members of the Committee to comment upon the business set out in the agenda, without making formal decisions.  Members of the public may register to speak as set out below:




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 14)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meetings held on 27 September 2021 and 06 October 2021.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so.  Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on 30 December 2021  Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the remit of the committee.


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.


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4.          Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme 2021 Update 

(Pages 15 - 26)


This report provides an update on  the delivery of the new HAF programme in 2021 and plans for future delivery in 2022.




5.          Finance Second Quarter Monitoring Report - Children's Services 

(Pages 27 - 32)


This report analyses the latest performance for 2021/22 and forecasts the financial outturn position by reference to the Children’s Services plans and budgets falling under the responsibility of the Children’s Services elements of the committee’s responsibilities.




6.          Early Help via CYC Local Area Teams 

(Pages 33 - 48)


This report provides an overview of ‘Early Help’ in the City of York and the Child and Family Targeted Intervention Service.





7.          Community Hubs Scrutiny Review - Interim Report 

(Pages 49 - 58)


This draft, interim report provides Members of the Committee with an update on the progress of the scrutiny review.  It also invites comment and questions.




8.          Work Plan 

(Pages 59 - 60)


To consider the Committee’s work plan.




9.          Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer


Jane Meller

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 555209

·        Email –





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


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.