Early Learning and Childcare Joint Delivery Board

Overview

The Early Learning and Childcare Joint Delivery Board was set up in September 2018 and is jointly chaired by Clare Haughey MSP, Minister for Children and Young People, and Councillor Stephen McCabe, COSLA Spokesperson for Children and Young People.

The purpose of the group is to provide overall governance of the ELC expansion programme, to manage and monitor progress against the key milestone plan to ensure that the Scottish and local Government deliver the ELC expansion on time and within budget.

Expansion of early learning and childcare: joint Scottish Government/COSLA statement

A joint statement from the Minister for Children and Young People and COSLA on the expansion of early learning and childcare was published on 14 December 2020.

Improvement Service reports

The Improvement Service have been commissioned by the ELC expansion programme to collect regular progress data from local authorities.

The reports are used to inform the discussion of the Early Learning and Childcare Joint Delivery Board:

Members

  • Ms Clare Haughey, Minister for Children and Young People (Co-Chair)
  • Cllr Stephen McCabe, Spokesperson for Children and Young People (Co-Chair)
  • Alison Cumming, Director for Early Learning and Childcare Programme
  • Eddie Follan, Chief Officer, Children and Young People
  • Laura Mason, Chief Executive Officer, West Dunbartonshire Council
  • Gary Fairley, Chief Officer Corporate Solutions at Midlothian Council
  • Roy Brannen, Chief Executive
  • Peter Macleod, Chief Executive

Documents

Policies

Contact

Email: Leona.Devlin@gov.scot

Post:
Governance Manager
Early Learning and Childcare Programme
Scottish Government
Area 1F North
Victoria Quay, Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Telephone: 0131 244 5245 

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