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Voice and Influence of Children and Young People

The Task and Finish Group on the Voice and Influence of Children and Young People to report

Minutes:

9.1

The Committee considered a report of the Children, Young People and Family Support Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee Task and Finish Group on the Voice and Influence of Young People. 

 

 

9.2

Councillor Jim Steinke, who led the Task Group, introduced the report, which contained information on the Group’s findings and the views of young people following the meeting of the Task and Finish Group with the Youth Cabinet on 13th February 2020.  The report set out a number of recommendations, together with a list of practical actions for scrutiny and the Council during the forthcoming year, as well as proposals for future years. 

 

 

9.3

Those members of the Task Group, together with other members of this Committee, indicated that it had been a very positive exercise, stating that they were particularly pleased with the contribution made by the young people on the Youth Cabinet. 

 

 

9.4

RESOLVED: That the Committee:-

 

 

 

(a)      notes the contents of the report now submitted, together with the comments now made and the responses to the questions raised;

 

 

 

(b)      thanks (i) those Members who sat on the Task Group for the excellent work undertaken and (ii) the young people on the Youth Cabinet, for their positive contribution; and

 

 

 

(c)      agrees that the report and recommendations be referred to the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee and the Cabinet.