Improving Lives Select Commission - Tuesday 5 December 2023 10.00 a.m.

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, ROTHERHAM. S60 2TH

Contact: Barbel Gale, Governance Manager Tel: 01709 807665 email:  The webcast can be viewed at

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 31 October 2023 pdf icon PDF 547 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 31 October 2023 as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members in respect of items listed on the agenda.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any part of the agenda.


Questions from Members of the Public and the Press

To receive questions relating to items of business on the agenda from members of the public or press who are present at the meeting.



To receive communications from the Chair in respect of matters within the Commission’s remit and work programme.


Corporate Parenting Panel - Update

To consider any updates from the Corporate Parenting Panel.



Looked After Children's Sufficiency Strategy Update pdf icon PDF 619 KB

This agenda item will provide an update on the delivery of the new Looked After Children’s Sufficiency Strategy (2023-2027) over the past 12 months.


The Looked After Children’s Sufficiency Strategy (2023-2027) focuses on what the service know about children and young people, including their voices, and the information about local homes for children. The strategy also provides all the latest data trends, what the priorities are and the delivery plan to achieve these.




Domestic Abuse Strategy 2022-2027 Update pdf icon PDF 495 KB

This agenda item will provide an update on the progress towards the Rotherham Domestic Abuse Strategy 2022-2027.


Information will also be provided about the referral pathway, which delivers a single point of access to services for victims of domestic abuse, along with details of victim and/or survivor engagement with support services.



Work Programme pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider and approve the Commission’s Work Programme.


Improving Lives Select Commission - Sub and Project Group Updates

For the Chair/project group leads to provide an update on the activity regarding sub and project groups of the he Improving Lives Select Commission.


Urgent Business

To consider any item(s) the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date and time of the next meeting

The next meeting of the Improving Lives Select Commission take place on 30January 2024 commencing at 10.00am in Rotherham Town Hall.


Sharon Kemp,

Chief Executive.