Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee
Friday 22nd March 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Library Meeting Room, Taunton Library

Contact: Neil Milne on 01823 359045  Email:

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** Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe ** pdf icon PDF 52 KB


Apologies for Absence

to receive Members’ apologies


Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.


Minutes from the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 128 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time pdf icon PDF 620 KB

The Chairman will allow members of the public to ask a question or make a statement about any matter on the agenda for this meeting. These questions may be taken during the meeting, when the relevant agenda item is considered, at the Chairman’s discretion.  


Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To discuss any items for the forthcoming work programme. To assist the discussion, the following documents are attached:

a) – The Cabinet’s latest published forward plan;

b) – Current Work Programme for the Committee;

c) – Outcome Tracker.

Additional documents:


Children and Young People's Plan 2016-2019 - Quarter 3 - Year 3 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider and comment on this report.

Additional documents:


Children and Young People's Plan 2019-2022 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider and comment on this report.


Family Support Services pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider and comment on this report, that will also include an update on about ‘get-set’.


Higher Needs Funding Provision pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider this report.


School Performance 2018 - National Curriculum Test and Public Examination Results pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider this report.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.