Meeting documents

SCC Scrutiny for Policies, Adults and Health Committee
Tuesday, 16th March, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting

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

Note: This is a Joint Scrutiny Commitee meeting with the Children & Families Scrutiny Committee. Deadline for public questions is 5pm on Wednesday 10 March. 

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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.


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 questions submitted from the public.


One Somerset Programme Update including Government Consultation Process and Initial ‘Stronger Somerset’ Independent Report Findings pdf icon PDF 161 KB

The Committee is invited to discuss and comment on the report and appendices.


The focus for this meeting will be with regard to:


a) Appendix B – Adult Social Care report


b) Appendix D – Children’s Services report  

Additional documents:


The Committee received a report and presentation on the work undertaken on the One Somerset programme, the Government Consultation process and initial ‘Stronger Somerset’ independent report findings.


Adult Social Care

The Chair of the Adults and Health Scrutiny Committee invited questions from the Committee on the independent report findings, focussing  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.