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