Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
A report on the new Armed Forces Covenant Duty which came into effect across the UK on 22 November 2022 was considered.
The Committee agreed:
1. to note the change to the Armed Forces Covenant Statutory Duty 2022;
2. to note the progress of the Education Service in fulfilling the duties of the Armed Forces Covenant and the remaining areas for action which related directly Education;
3. that this area of Local Authority duty continued to remain a key focus for Education; and
4. that alternative funding sources be investigated for the key posts of Service Pupil Advisor and Additional Support for Learning Teacher, to ensure the continued fulfilment of our statutory duties.
(Reference: Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Education dated July 2023, submitted)
Publication date: 28/08/2023
Date of decision: 24/08/2023
Decided at meeting: 24/08/2023 - Community Services Committee