Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

2.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURE

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under Note 6.

 

3.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officer or a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

5.

TO ANNOUNCE ANY URGENT BUSINESS AGREED BY THE CHAIRMAN

6.

ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC OR COUNCILLORS - TO RECEIVE DEPUTATIONS, STATEMENTS, PETITIONS OR QUESTIONS RELATING TO THE BUSINESS OF THIS MEETING

At the time of publication no notifications had been received.

 

7.

MINUTES - 15th May 2018 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

8.

Primary & Young People Parliament Feedback pdf icon PDF 70 KB

This is the sixth year the Primary and Secondary Parliaments have taken place. They give children and young people from across B&NES the valuable opportunity to meet and debate a chosen theme, and present their workshop discussions.

Additional documents:

9.

Young People Parliament Feedback pdf icon PDF 110 KB

This report outlines the event that took place in February 2018.

10.

Quality Assurance Framework for Children & Social Care pdf icon PDF 68 KB

This report along with the others presented to the Panel sets out the mechanisms we have in place to assure the continued improvements take place.

Additional documents:

11.

Local Safeguarding Children's Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 86 KB

The People and Communities Directorate would like to set out for the Panel the work of the Local Safeguarding Children Board during 2017-18 and the completed Business Plan for 2015-18 along with new priorities to be actioned in the new Strategic Plan for 2018-21.

Additional documents:

12.

Children's Service Complaints and Representations Procedure Annual Report pdf icon PDF 70 KB

This report informs the Panel about the number of complaints and representations, including compliments received during 2017 – 18 and demonstrates how they have been managed and how they have been used to contribute to service improvement.

Additional documents:

13.

Independent Reviewing Officer's Annual Report pdf icon PDF 73 KB

This report sets out the work undertaken by the IRO service in relation to the scrutiny and challenge of Care Planning and Service Performance.

Additional documents:

14.

Policy Statement on Academies & Free Schools pdf icon PDF 92 KB

This report sets out a review of the Council’s Policy on Academies and Free Schools.

Additional documents:

15.

Cabinet Member Update

The Cabinet Member will update the Panel on any relevant issues. Panel members may ask questions on the update provided.

 

16.

Corporate Director (People) Briefing

The Panel will receive a verbal update on this item from the Corporate Director (People).

17.

Panel Workplan pdf icon PDF 109 KB

This report presents the latest workplan for the Panel. Any suggestions for further items or amendments to the current programme will be logged and scheduled in consultation with the Panel’s Chair and supporting officers.