Venue: Sedgemoor Room, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater, TA6 3AR. View directions

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Public Guidance Notes contained in Agenda Annexe pdf icon PDF 518 KB

Click here to join the online meeting pdf icon PDF 44 KB


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To approve the minutes from the previous meeting.


Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )


Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.

For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker and you will be asked to speak before Councillors debate the issue.

We are now live webcasting most of our committee meetings and you are welcome to view and listen to the discussion. The link to each webcast will be available on the meeting webpage, please see details under ‘click here to join online meeting’.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To discuss the work programme.


To assist the discussion, the following documents are attached:-


(a)  The Committee’s work programme

(b)  The Committee’s outcome tracker


Please use the following links to view the latest Somerset Council Forward Plans and Executive Forward Plan of planned key decisions that have been published on the Council’s website:


Somerset Council Forward Plans

Somerset Council Executive Forward Plan


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23/24 Budget Outturn pdf icon PDF 534 KB

Report to follow.

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CQC Reports on Maternity Services in Somerset pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To consider the report.

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Social Care Workforce pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the presentation and Appendix 1 – Adult Social Care Workforce Strategy 2024-2026.

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Overdue Assessments/Reviews pdf icon PDF 812 KB

To consider the presentation.


Extra Care Housing Model pdf icon PDF 265 KB

To consider the presentation.


Consultation on Draft Somerset Suicide Prevention Strategy pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider and comment on the Draft Somerset Suicide Prevention Strategy.

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