Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee
Friday 26th April 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 held on pdf icon PDF 105 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 96 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:


Young Carers Future Service provision update pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To consider and comment on this report, in advance of the proposals being presented to the Cabinet meeting in May.


Pathways to Independence (P2i) update pdf icon PDF 5 MB

To receive a presentation.


Regional Adoption Agency update

To receive an update on the single regional adoption service.


Progress report on OfSted Inspection outcomes pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To consider this report and presentation.

Additional documents:


Business Plan refresh pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.