{meta} Agenda for Lead Member for Children's and Young People's Services Briefing on Friday, 15 July 2022, 10.00 am

Agenda and decisions

Venue: Audio via teams

Contact: Christine Wood 

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Welcome and Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Items for Decision - part one - Open to the Public - No items


Exclusion of the Public


Minutes of the previous meeting


Items for Decision - Part Two- Closed to the Public


Approval of indicative budget costs to support the expansion of Chatsworth High School pdf icon PDF 231 KB


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Cammell, Lead Member for Children’s Services, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution do hereby approve: Approve the indicative budgets costs to support the permanent expansion of Chatsworth High School as of September 2022.


The Reasons are: The expansion of Chatsworth High will create much needed additional places to support the Local Authority’s SEND pupil place need. Allowing young people to access local provision. 


Options considered and rejected were: None


Assessment of Risk: If the city council does not increase its SEND school provision to meet the projected demand, then the city council would not be fulfilling its statutory duty in relation to the provision of sufficient school places.


The source of funding is: The capital cost will be met from within the city council’s SEND funding.


Legal Advice obtained: Nicky Smith -Senior Solicitor


Financial Advice obtained: Alex Archer – Strategic Finance Manager


Procurement Advice Obtained: Deborah Derbyshire – Category Manager Procurement


HR Advice obtained: N/A


Climate Change Advice obtained: N/A




The following documents have been used to assist the decision process:

The relevant documents contain exempt or confidential information and are not available for public inspection.

Contact Officer: Craig Monaghan/Geoff Catterall                     

Telephone number: 0339/3312


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The appropriate scrutiny to call-in the decision is the Children’s Scrutiny Panel                



Signed: Councillor Jim Cammell    Dated:  Friday, 15th July 2022

            Lead Member for Children and Young People’s Services


For Democratic Services use only


This decision was published on       Friday, 15th July 2022                                      

This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Monday, 25th July 2022 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.