Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 - Wallasey Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Lindsay Davidson  Head of Universal Youth Support Service

No. Item


Welcome and Apologies


Cllr Tom Harney and Cllr Pat Williams nominated Cllr Tony Smith as Chair person for Committee.  It was noted that young people will continue to have the opportunity to chair future meetings.





Matters Arising


There were no matters arising.







minutes of previous meeting 29 May 2012 pdf icon PDF 49 KB


Agreed as a true record 





Head of Service Report pdf icon PDF 2 MB



  Lindsay Davidson presented the Head of Service Report.


  Cllr Tony Smith suggested that a report be sent to the new Police and Crime Commissioner to highlight crime reduction in the Stronger Communities Initiative area.  Caroline Laing told the meeting that an evaluation report is being prepared within the Integrated Youth Support Service. 


  Cllr Tom Harney stated that positive non-verbal communication should be addressed and encouraged with young people.  Lindsay Davidson to find out what work is being done within the Service.


  Cllr Pat Williams stated it was welcoming to see references to healthy eating programmes.  Caroline Laing reported on the delivery of healthy refreshment bars within Council-run youth and play units and on the Kontactabuses and the importance of enabling both staff and young people to attend food hygiene courses.


  Cllr Paul Hayes enquired about young people’s attendance at Area Forums.  Maureen McDaid reported that officers are working on ways to enable more young people to attend.




Participation Calendar Report pdf icon PDF 285 KB

Additional documents:


Cllr Tony Smith introduced Maureen McDaid who presented the Report

 On the Youth Participation Calendar. Cllr Tom Harney welcomed

 the Participation Calendar and requested it be extended to 2014.




Summer Play Scheme Report pdf icon PDF 106 KB


  Steve Chan presented report.


  Cllr Povall asked about potential sessions for the Brookhurst Estate.  Steve Chan explained that work with children and young people in that area had previously been delivered by the Play Rangers funded by the BIG Lottery.  Steve Chan will liaise with Wirral Play Council regarding the possibility of future summer sessions.



Date of Next Meeting



Tuesday 30 April 2013, at 5.30pm.