Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Children and Families - Tuesday, 14th February, 2023 10.00 am

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No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 26 September 2022 pdf icon PDF 142 KB


5.1       The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 26 September 2022.


Disclosures of interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the Agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct


6.1       Councillor Bob Bowdler declared a personal, non-prejudicial interest that he is ex-military.


Urgent items

Notification of items which the Lead Members consider to be urgent and propose to take at the end of the appropriate part of the Agenda


7.1       There were none.




8.1       A copy of the reports referred to below are included in the minute book.


Armed Forces Covenant pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Report by Director of Children's Services.

Additional documents:


9.1       The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Childrens’s Services regarding the Armed Forces Covenant.




9.2       The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1)  note the change to the current Armed Forces Covenant for East Sussex County Council;

2) agree to the pledges outlined by the East Sussex County Council Armed Forces Covenant document; and

3) sign the updated Armed Forces Covenant




9.3       In order to continue demonstrating support to the Armed Forces Community, and to aim for Gold Accreditation on the Employers Recognition Scheme in 2023, East Sussex County Council will need to re-submit a bespoke Armed Forces Covenant by 1 March 2023.