Meeting documents

SCC Scrutiny for Policies, Adults and Health Committee
Thursday, 9th July, 2020 9.30 am

Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting

Contact: Jennie Murphy - Email:  Julia Jones - Email: or 07790577232

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Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils can be viewed on the Council Website at

County Councillors membership of Town, City, Parish or District Councils and this will be displayed in the meeting room (Where relevant).


The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via request to the Democratic Service Team.



There were no new declarations of interest.


Minutes from the previous meeting held on 6 May 2020 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


The minutes were approved and signed.


Public Question Time

The Chair 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 Chair’s discretion.  


There were no public questions received.


CCG response to Covid 19 pdf icon PDF 309 KB

To receive the presentation.


The Committee heard a presentation from Somerset CCG summarising the measures they have taken to confront the emergency, beginning with the Phase 1 - Level 4 Major Incident on 30th of January which caused a change in their way of working.  The three main risks they had to deal  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.


Covid 19 and People with Learning Disabilities pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To discuss the report

Additional documents:


The Director of Adults and Health opened discussion of the report on Adult Social Care Delivery, Activity & Support – Covid-19 by noting that it had been a difficult but interesting endeavour, with all groups pulling together and making more rapid progress than ever before.  She stressed the need for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 12.


Scrutiny for Policies, Adults and Health Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To receive an update from the Governance Manager, Scrutiny and discuss any items for the work programme. To assist the discussion, attached are:

·       The Committee’s work programme

·       The Cabinet’s forward plan (Link Here )



The Committee discussed the work programme, observing that a date is still being decided for the August workshop.  There is a very substantial agenda for the September meeting; therefore, reports need to be briefer.  The Chair observed that we are waiting for liberty protection guidance to come out.  It was  ...  view the full minutes text for item 13.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.


There were no other items of business.