Venue: Herefordshire Council Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE

Contact: Simon Cann, Democratic Services Officer 

Link: Watch this meeting on the Herefordshire Council YouTube Channel

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The public rights to information and attendance at meetings pdf icon PDF 203 KB

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Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence.



Named substitutes

To receive details of members nominated to attend the meeting in place of a member of the committee.


Declarations of interest

To receive declarations of iInterests from members of the committee in respect of items on the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 329 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2023.

How to submit questions

The deadline for the submission of questions for this meeting is 09.30am on Thursday 18 January 2024.


Questions must be submitted to  Questions sent to any other address may not be accepted.


Accepted questions and the responses will be published as a supplement to the agenda papers prior to the meeting.  Further information and guidance is available at


Questions from members of the public pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To receive any written questions from members of the public.


Questions from members of the council

To receive any written questions from members of the council.


Safeguarding Children’s Partnership Annual Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 240 KB

For the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee to consider the 2022/23 annual report of the Herefordshire Safeguarding Children’s Partnership (HSCP).

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Report of the Children's Services Commissioner in Herefordshire pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To consider the recently published progress report on Children’s Services in Herefordshire, produced by the DfE appointed Commissioner, Eleanor Brazil.

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Task and Finish Group - Children and Young People Directorate Budget pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To provide the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee with the findings and recommendations of Scrutiny Management Board’s task and finish group tasked with scrutinising the current expenditure and future budget of the children and young people directorate.


[Papers to follow].

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To consider the work programme for the committee.


Date of the next meeting

Tuesday 12 March 2024 2.00pm