Meeting Details

25 May 2021 - 14:30 to 16:30
Meeting open to the public.
  • Documents
  • Members Attending
  • Others Attending
  • Declarations of Interests



Agenda Items
Arrangements in Terms of COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003.  Where possible, the meeting will be live-streamed and available to view at  In the event that live-streaming is not possible, a recording of the meeting will instead be available to view at this location.

1 Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to give notice of any declarations of interest in respect of items of business on the Agenda.

The accuracy of the Minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 27 April 2021 will be confirmed and the Minutes signed in accordance with Paragraph 7 (1) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (copy enclosed).


Submit report and receive presentation by the Executive Director (Communities and Education) on the overall performance of the 2019 and 2020 North Ayrshire Council school leavers as highlighted in the INSIGHT benchmarking tool, and Curriculum for Excellence attainment levels in literacy and numeracy for 2019 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Executive Director (Communities and Education) on Curriculum for Excellence Broad General Education (BGE) attainment levels of care experienced learners in 2019, Senior Phase attainment of care experienced learners for 2019 and 2020, and post-school participation of care experienced learners (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Executive Director (Communities and Education) to seek approval for the Education Service’s Standards and Quality report for the academic year 2019-20 and to update the Cabinet on the future approach to performance reporting (copy enclosed).

Reports by the Chief Executive

Submit a report by the Head of Service (Democratic Services) on the Equalities Mainstreaming and Outcomes Report 2019-20 and Equality Outcomes 2021-2025 (copy enclosed).

Submit a report by the Head of Service (Finance) on Procurement activity for the period 2019/20 and outline progress during 2020-21 on the use of local suppliers in Procurement activity (copy enclosed).

Reports by the Executive Director (Place)

Submit a report by the Executive Director (Place) on the proposed Inclusive Economy Dashboard (copy enclosed).

Submit a report by the Executive Director (Place) on the progress and next steps in relation to the Second Cycle of the Ayrshire Flood Risk Management Strategy and Ayrshire Flood Risk Management Plan (copy enclosed).

Submit a report by the Executive Director (Place) on the proposed Environmental Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy 2021-23 (copy enclosed).

Submit a report by the Executive Director (Place) on the Council’s first Electric Vehicle Strategy (2021-2025) and the introduction of a tariff for the public use of Electric Vehicle charging points (copy enclosed).

Reports by the Director (Growth and Investment)

Submit a report by the Director (Growth and Investment) on the development of proposals for Ayrshire Growth Deal investment in the Great Harbour, Irvine (copy enclosed).

  1. pdf Great Harbour (592Kb)
13 Urgent Items

Any other items which the Chair considers to be urgent.

Webcasting - Virtual Meeting

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Cabinet (Education)

Elected Members

Joe Cullinane (Chair)
John Bell (Vice-Chair)
Robert Foster
Alex Gallagher
Louise McPhater
Jim Montgomerie

Church Representatives

Mr Andrew Bruce
Mr Ian Haining
Ms Babs Mowat

Teaching Representative

Ms Jackie MacKenzie

Youth Council Representatives 

Additional Meeting Documents

Members Attending

No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Robert FosterUnable to attend
NameReason for Absence
Mr Iain Haining 

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Others Attending

Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

In Attendance

C. Hatton (Chief Executive), A. Fraser, Head of Democratic Services, M. Boyd, Head of Service (Finance) and F. Walker, Head of Service (People and ICT) (Chief Executive’s Service); R. McCutcheon, Executive Director, D. Hammond, Head of Service (Commercial), Y. Baulk, Head of Service and A. Piatek-Bednarek, Senior Manager (Physical Environment), C. McAuley, Head of Service, J. McLachlan, Senior Manager (Economic Policy) and D. Brennan, Graduate Economist, (Economic Development and Regeneration (Place); A. Sutton, Executive Director and A. McClelland, Head of Service (Education) (Communities and Education); C. Cameron, Director (Health and Social Care Partnership), K. Yeomans, Director and A. Laurenson, Senior Manager (Growth and Investment); and J. Hutcheson, Senior Communications Officer, A. Little, H. Clancy and C. Stewart, Committee Services Officers (Democratic Services).


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