People Committee
Thursday 17 June 2021 7:30 pm

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Public Questions

A period of up to 30 minutes during which any resident of the Borough or representative of organisations operating within the Borough (other than members of the Council) may ask questions on matters relevant to the Committee.


Questions must be submitted in writing to democratic by 10am on the working day prior to the meeting (Wednesday 16 June 2021)



Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests and any other non pecuniary interests (personal interests) relevant to items on this agenda.




To receive petitions submitted by Councillors or members of the public who live, work or study in the Borough. The petition must contains at least 20 signatures*, and notice of the intention to submit the petition is given in writing to by 10am on the last working day prior to the meeting.


*The Chair may waive the 20 signature threshold where the petition relates to a community or geographical area with a limited number of residents.



To confirm that the minutes of the meeting of the Childrens’ and Adults’ Care and Education Committee held on 18 March 2021 are a correct record.


Statutory Proposal to Establish a Church of England Secondary School pdf icon PDF 313 KB

This report asks the Committee to consider the proposal published by the Southwark Diocese Board of Education to establish a six-form entry 11–16 voluntary-aided Church of England secondary school with a 20-place specialist resource provision in September 2024, and, as ‘local decision maker’, to decide whether or not to approve the proposal, subject to conditions.

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Short Breaks Recommissioning Consultation pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Achieving for Children is commissioning new short break care arrangements for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Current contractual arrangements end on 31 March 2022. This report sets out the findings from the initial consultation with children, young people, parents and carers, which will inform the design of new short break care arrangements from 1 April 2022 until 31 March 2026.

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SEND Futures Update pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To update the Committee on the SEND Futures Plan.

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Internal Working Group Appointments for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To appoint Members to the Armed Forces Community Covenant Working Group for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following resolution is included as a standard item which will only be relevant if any exempt matter is to be considered at the meeting for which the Committee wish to resolve to exclude the press and public:


To exclude the public from the meeting under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it is likely that exempt information, as defined in paragraph x of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, would be disclosed and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.



Urgent Items Authorised by the Chair