Agenda item

Terms of Reference

The Annual Council, at its meeting on 23 May 2019, agreed the following Terms of Reference for this Committee:

To scrutinise, measure and actively promote improvement in the Council’s performance in the provision of services and compliance with Council policies, aims and objectives in the area of children and young people, including:


           School Improvement

           Schools Organisation

           School Support Services

           Education Welfare & Inclusion

           Early Years Development

           Special Educational Needs

           Governor Services

           Children’s Social Services

           Children & Young Peoples Partnership

           Youth Services and Justice

           Play Services


To assess the impact of partnerships with and resources and services provided by external organisations including the Welsh Government, joint local government services, Welsh Government Sponsored Public Bodies and quasi-departmental non-governmental bodies on the effectiveness of Council service delivery.


To report to an appropriate Cabinet or Council meeting on its findings and to make recommendations on measures which may enhance Council performance or service delivery in this area.