Agenda

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PART I - OPEN COMMITTEE

1.

Apologies

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2.

Minutes

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 16 September 2019 (previously circulated).

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3.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered at the meeting as matters of urgency.

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4.

Public Participation

Members of the public may make representations/presentations on any substantive matter listed in the published agenda for this meeting, as set out hereunder, relating to a specific matter or an examination of services or facilities provided or to be provided.

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION OR REVIEW

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5.

In-Year Budget Briefing pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of the Chief Officer for Children’s Services (CS/19/30), attached.

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6.

Progress following Ofsted Focussed Visit pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of the Head of Children’s Social Care (CS/19/29), attached.

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7.

Children's Social Care Self-Assessment pdf icon PDF 687 KB

Report of the Chief Officer for Children’s Services (CS/19/31), attached.

 

Additional documents:

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8.

Children's Centre Services pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Joint Report of the Head of Commissioning of Children’s Services and the Head of Public Health Nursing (CS/19/27), attached.

 

 

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9.

SEND Written Statement of Action - Progress pdf icon PDF 582 KB

Report of the Head of Learning (CS19/28), attached.

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10.

Children's Standing Overview Group pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Report of the Children’s Standing Overview Group, attached.

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11.

Scrutiny Committee Work Programme

In accordance with previous practice, Scrutiny Committees are requested to review the list of forthcoming business and determine which items are to be included in the Work Programme. The Scrutiny Work Programme can be found here.

 

The Committee may also wish to review the content of the Cabinet Forward Plan to see if there are any specific items therein it might wish to explore further. The Cabinet Forward Plan can be found here.

 

MATTERS FOR INFORMATION

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12.

Information Previously Circulated

Below is a list of information previously circulated for Members, since the last meeting, relating to topical developments which have been or are currently being considered by this Scrutiny Committee.

 

×          Corporate Parenting Summer Walkabout 2019

×          Atkinson Secure Children’s Home

×          Adolescent Safety Framework

×          IRO Annual Report

×          Home Education and School Inclusion in Gypsy & Traveller Communities

 

Briefing notes can be found at https://new.devon.gov.uk/democracy/councillors-nav/information-for-members/briefings-for-members/children-and-schools/

 

PART II - ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PUBLIC AND PRESS