Committee details

Children, Families and Skills Scrutiny Committee

Members of the public are welcome to attend our meetings to watch them in person at any of the venues across the County. Publicly accessible meetings held in County Hall will be webcast, which means they are available to be watched live or recorded on our website. Please see our webcasting notice here. The Committee may, in certain circumstances, resolve to hold part of the meeting in private. If this is the case, you will be required to leave the meeting.

Purpose of committee

To review and scrutinise county council’s children’s services functions and other matters affecting children, young people and families.


To satisfy the statutory responsibilities related to education functions of a Children’s Services Authority.


The membership of this committee consists of 16 County Councillors, 5 voting co-opted members (comprising 3 church representatives and 2 parent governor representatives) who shall have voting rights in relation to any education functions which are the responsibility of the Cabinet, and two non-voting co-opted members representing the Youth Council.


Contact information

Support officer: Misbah Mahmood.

Postal address:
Democratic Services
PO Box 100
County Hall

Phone: (01772) 530818