Agenda item

Notification of Barnsley MBC Successful Participation in Takeover Challenge 2017 (Cab.25.7.2018/6)


The People (Achieving Potential) Spokesperson presented a report on the success of the Takeover Challenge during the week of 20th November, 2017.  Three young people who had been involved attended to give a presentation on their experience during the week.  Members noted the insights gained by the young people involved and welcomed their comments on the way that the Council and its partners operated.




(i)        that the achievement of the Authority’s successful participation in the Children’s Commissioners Takeover Challenge for a third consecutive year across all service areas, as detailed in the report submitted, be acknowledged;


(ii)       that the comments of the young people involved in the Takeover Challenge on their experience be welcomed and they be commended on the quality of their presentation and mature and perceptive comments; and


(iii)      that the service continue to highlight future opportunities to build on this success.

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