Committee details

Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Children's Services and Safeguarding)

Purpose of committee

The role of the Committee is to fulfil all the functions of an Overview and Scrutiny Committee as they relate to Children’s Services and Safeguarding and to review and make recommendations for improvement in relation to the following functions:


• School Improvement • Children’s Centre’s • Special Educational Needs • Early Years • Early Help – Schools • Statutory Local Education Authority functions • Education Welfare • Safeguarding • Children with Disabilities • Looked after Children • Fostering and Adoptions • Family Support Pathway • Targeted Family Support • Youth Offending Team • Post 14 Education.


Further details are set out in Chapter 6 of the Council Constitution.


Contact information

Support officer: Laura Bootland. Senior Democratic Services Officer

Postal address:
Democratic Services
Town Hall
Trinity Road
L20 7AE

Phone: 0151 934 2078