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To receive apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest.

Councillors and Officers are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and/or prejudicial interest(s) in respect of any item of business on this agenda in accordance with the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Code of Conduct for both Councillors and Officers.


To approve and sign the following minutes:-


Education and Social Services Scrutiny Committee held on 28th November 2023. pdf icon PDF 226 KB


Consideration of any matter referred to this Committee in accordance with the call-in procedure.


Education and Social Services Scrutiny Committee Forward Work Programme. pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Additional documents:


To receive and consider the following Cabinet reports*:-

1.     Sustainable Communities for Learning Band B Programme – Consultation Report: Ysgol Y Lawnt and Upper Rhymney Primary School Proposal – 13th December 2023;

2.     School Organisation Code 2018 – Consultation Report: Proposal for the Closure of Cwm Glas Infant School – 13th December 2023;

3.     Caerphilly Cares Support Package for Families Eligible for Free School Meals – 17th January 2024;

4.     Development of a New Children’s Home – 17th January 2024.

*If a member of the Scrutiny Committee wishes for any of the above Cabinet reports to be brought forward for review at the meeting please contact Julie Lloyd 01443 864246, by 10.00 a.m. on Monday, 29th January 2024.  


To receive and consider the following Scrutiny reports:-


Update on the Progress and Evaluation of Caerphilly Cares and Employee Volunteering Scheme. pdf icon PDF 474 KB

Additional documents:


Key Stage 4 Outcomes 2023. pdf icon PDF 566 KB


Healthy Schools on Vaping. pdf icon PDF 152 KB