To be responsible for the development and implementation of strategy for the delivery of high standards of service in Education and Social Care for children and young people in the Borough including:
· To be responsible for thoughtful commissioning of services and oversight of contractual arrangements; promoting close partnership working within the community, with Harrow schools, governing bodies, the voluntary sector and the Health Service.
· To promote equality of access to education and to social services for all children and young people in Harrow.
· To represent Harrow in pan London policy discussions with Portfolio Holders for Children’s services on promoting improvements to services for children and young people across London.
(Note: Full details of the Education and Social Services for Children and Young People Portfolio Holder’s responsibilities can be found in Part 3A of the Council's Constitution).