Children and Families Scrutiny Panel
Thursday, 16th November, 2017 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Emily Goodwin/Pat Wood, Democratic Support Officer  Tel: 023 8083 2302

No. Item


Apologies and Changes in Panel Membership (If Any)

To note any changes in membership of the Panel made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.


Disclosure of Personal and Pecuniary Interests

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, and the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members to disclose any personal or pecuniary interests in any matter included on the agenda for this meeting.


Declarations of Scrutiny Interest

Members are invited to declare any prior participation in any decision taken by a Committee, Sub-Committee, or Panel of the Council on the agenda and being scrutinised at this meeting.



Declaration of party Political Whip

Members are invited to declare the application of any party political whip on any matter on the agenda and being scrutinised at this meeting.


Statement from the Chair


Minutes of the Previous Meeting (including matters arising) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on 28 September 2017 and to deal with any matters arising.


Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Annual Report 2016 - 17 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of the Independent Chair of the LSCB requesting that the Panel receive the LSCB Report and utilise the information contained to inform its work.

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Development of an Offer for Children with Disabilities pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of the Service Director - Legal and Governance recommending that the Panel discuss the Cabinet report on the development of an offer for children with disabilities and, if agreed , formally respond to the Council’s consultation process.

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Children and Families - Performance pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance providing an overview of performance across Children and Families Services since August 2017.

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Monitoring Scrutiny Recommendations pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Service Director, Legal and Governance relating to recommendations made at previous meetings of the Panel.

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