Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee
Friday 14th June 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Library Meeting Room, Taunton Library

Contact: Neil Milne on 01823 359045  Email:

Note: If you wish to speak at this meeting, you must submit your questions or statements by 5.00pm on Monday 10 June 2019. 

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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 105 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time pdf icon PDF 33 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 99 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 - to include a scope for the SEND Workshop at the July meeting;

c) – Outcome Tracker.

Additional documents:


Family Support Service (FSS) Update pdf icon PDF 81 KB


Self Harm Update pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider this report.


Proposals to implement the new Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership arrangements pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider this report.

Additional documents:


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.