Decision details


Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council considered a report which presented the Children and Young People’s Service Plan for 2020 – 2023 which outlined the local priorities for achieving Argyll and Bute’s vision for all children and young people and made clear what services and partners need to do together to achieve them.




The Council:


1.     Noted that both NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council are jointly and equally responsible for children’s services planning.


2.     Approve Argyll and Bute’s Children and Young People’s Services Plan which covers the period 2020-23 on behalf of Argyll and Bute Council subject to further scrutiny by the Community Services Committee.


3.     Agreed to delegate any amendments that are required to the Executive Director with responsibility for Education in consultation with the Leader, Leader of the largest Opposition Group and the Chair of the Community Services Committee.


4.     Once approved by Council and the Integrated Joint Board approve the publishing of the Children and Young People’s Services Plan to Scottish Government, and


5.     Note that Argyll and Bute’s Children’s Strategic Group will oversee the delivery of the outcomes and actions identified in the plan with annual performance and progress reports to be presented to future meetings of the Community Services Committee and the Integration Joint Board.


(Ref: Report by Chief Officer, Argyll and Bute HSCP, dated 7 October 2020, submitted)

Publication date: 26/11/2020

Date of decision: 26/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Argyll and Bute Council

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