Decision details

Listening to the Voices of Children and Young People

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council and its partners have a legal duty to make sure that it provides children and young people in Sefton with an opportunity to have their say. This report demonstrates the Council's commitment to ensuring that Sefton children and young people ae heard.


The Council considered the report of the Chief Executive which provided details of how the Council and partners have involved children and young people in the decision making to improve services, shape their communities for cared for children and care experienced young people on issues that affect their lives.


It was moved by Councillor Ian Maher, seconded by Councillor Fairclough and




(1)      the Council reaffirms its commitment to listening to the voices of children, young people and their families in the development of Council and partnership strategies; and


(2)      members of SYMBOL be invited to attend and speak at a future Council meeting on a subject that is important to them.

Report author: Jan McMahon

Publication date: 18/05/2023

Date of decision: 20/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/04/2023 - Council

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