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Current Calls for Evidence...
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The following Calls for Evidence have been launched...Dementia Services
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Joint Scrutiny Board, Wednesday 30 July at 2pm in Committee Room 3/4
A Joint Scrutiny Board made up of members of the Education and Vulnerable Children AND Social Cohesion and Community Safety Scrutiny Committees will be meeting to discuss the recently published reports on the "Trojan Horse" investigations.
Districts and Public Engagement O&S Committee, 15th July at 2pm in Committee Room 2
On 15th July the committee will discuss the recommendations within the Committee’s Citizen Engagement and Devolution reports. Members will also be receiving an update on #SU4B. The committee will then discuss the terms of reference for their Scrutiny Inquiries for the year.
Birmingham Economy and Transport O&S Committee, 11th July at 10am in Committee Room 1
The first meeting will include a verbal report from the Cabinet Member for Development, Transport and the Economy on his priorities for the year and a report back on bus lane enforcement measures. The committee will then discuss their work programme for the year.
Social Cohesion & Community Safety O&S Committee, Tuesday 8th July 2014 – 2.00 pm, Committee Rooms 6, The Council House
In the first formal Committee meeting of the municipal year Members having will be considering a summary report of the discussion on Neighbourhood Tasking that took place at their last meeting. The Committee will also be receiving a briefing on Welfare Reform from Chris Gibbs, the City Council’s Assistant Director for Revenues and Benefits.
Governance, Resources and Customer Services O&S Committee, Friday 4 July at 10.00am in Committee Room 6, Council House
In its first meeting of the municipal year, the Committee will receive a progress report on implementation of the recommendations of the scrutiny inquiry on Children and Families with No Recourse to Public Funds. Members will also receive a report on key information and findings from the first year of the Birmingham Council Tax Support Scheme and an update on the Contact Centre.
Education and Vulnerable Children O&S Committee-2.30pm 25 June 2014, Cm Rm 3/4, Council House
At its first meeting of the new municipal year, the committee will be receiving a report on the Children's Social Care Improvement Plan.
In the light of the recent report published by Ofsted, there will also be discussion on governance and leadership in Birminghams schools.
Meeting papers can be downloaded fromDemocracy In Birmingham - Select 'Scrutiny (Current)' in the 'Meeting Body Type' drop down list, then select the relevant committee.
Recent Scrutiny Reports....
The Connectivity and Sustainability Committee has published its report, "Waste to Resource, a Sustainable Strategy for 2019".
The Partnership, Contract Performance and the Third Sector Committee has published its latest report on working with Housing Associations
The Health and Social Care Committee has published its latest report on Childhood Obesity
The Social Cohesion and Community Safety Committee has published its report on Mental Health and the Criminal Justice Agencies
The Districts and Public Engagement Committee has published its reporrt on Citizen Engagement
The Social Cohesion and Community Safety O&S Committee has published its report on Mental Health-Working in Partnership with Criminal Justice Agencies
The Education and Vulnerable Children O&S Committee has published its report on Work Experience for School Age Children
The Governance, Resources and Customer Services O&S Committee has just published a report on Children and Families with no Recourse to Public Funds
To view more reports visit our Reports Library
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