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 - 10th July 2018 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

8.

Update on Secondary School Place Sufficiency in the Greater Bath Consortium Planning Area pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report is an update on actions taken by Officers to ensure an effective strategy, that has been agreed with all Bath secondary schools and academies (schools), to secure sufficiency of secondary school places in the Greater Bath Consortium (GBC) Planning Area for the future.

9.

Bath Community Academy Site pdf icon PDF 379 KB

10.

Children and Social Work Act 2017 Update pdf icon PDF 92 KB

This briefing updates the Panel on the relevant provisions of the Act and actions that have been taken or are being taken locally as a result.

11.

Supporting Children of Alcoholics pdf icon PDF 79 KB

This report was requested to provide assurance that all the relevant policies, procedures and strategies of this Council recognise and address the particular needs of the children of alcoholics.

12.

Elective Home Education pdf icon PDF 123 KB

The PDS Panel is informed that there has been a rise in the number of children and young people who are electively home educated (EHE) in Bath & North East Somerset. This rise is reflected nationally and concern is growing that this rise is due is to increasing numbers of vulnerable children and young people who are EHE and potentially out of sight of the education system and possible support services.

13.

Cabinet Member Update

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

 

14.

Corporate Director's Briefing

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

15.

Panel Workplan pdf icon PDF 108 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.