Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee
Friday 17th May 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 53 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 94 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time

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 107 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:


SEND Update pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider this report.


Children and Young People's Plan 2016-2019 pdf icon PDF 176 KB

To consider this report.


Governor Services Update

To receive an overview of the work of Governor Services.


Elective Home Education Update pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To consider this update report.


Somerset Children's Trust pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.