Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee
Friday 7th December 2018 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 55 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 held on pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time pdf icon PDF 51 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 108 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:


Annual Report of the Director of Public Health 2018 - Hospital Admissions for Self-Harm in Somerset pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


2015-2020 Somerset Local Transformation Plan for Children and Young People Emotional Health & Wellbeing

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) update

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


Young Carers Service Update - Budget savings proposal CAF20 pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To consider this report.


2019-2020 Capital Programme pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.