Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee
Friday 15th November 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 11 November 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 75 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 123 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;

d) – Task & Finish Group proposal – School Exclusions (to follow).

Additional documents:


Review of Scrutiny function pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Additional documents:


Progress on the implementation of the new Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership arrnagements pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To consider this report.


Annual Customer Feedback report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider this report.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.