Committee details

Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

The Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee comprises of eleven councillors, who represent the political balance of the Council, plus three added non-elected members who are entitled to participate at meetings of the Committee, but may only vote when education matters are to be determined.


The Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee is authorised to review and scrutinise the following services and their outcomes:-


Children's services;

Early education;

School support services;

School improvement;

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities;

Home to school/college transport;

14-19 education, training and apprenticeship;

Careers service;

Positive activities for young people;

Teenage pregnancy;

Supported accommodation and lodgings;

Supported employment for young people;

Lincolnshire Secure Unit;

Youth Offending Service;

Leaving care service;

School nursing;

Healthy schools and healthy child;

Child protection;

Looked After Children;

Targeted support – young people;

Fostering and adoption;

Residential homes for children;

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS); and

Family support.


The meetings are held approximately every six weeks at 10.00 a.m., in Committee Room One, at County Offices, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1YL (unless otherwise stated).  The meetings are generally open to the public, unless otherwise specified.


The full terms of reference for the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee are set out in Part 2 of the Council's Constitution.



Contact information

Support officer: Katrina Cope. Senior Democratic Services Officer

Postal address:
County Offices

Phone: 07385 463994




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