Dorset Council - People Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 7th January, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: South Walks House

Contact: Lindsey Watson  01305 252209 - Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 8 October 2019.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.


Presentation - Children's Services Blueprint for Change

To receive a presentation in respect of the Children’s Services Blueprint for Change.


Feedback from Informal Scrutiny Meeting - Annual Safeguarding Report - Children's 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To note feedback from the informal meeting of representatives of the People Scrutiny Committee following their review of the ‘Annual Safeguarding Report – Children’s 2018/19’, as considered by Cabinet on 10 December 2019.


Link to Cabinet Agenda for information – Agenda item 7:


Schools Admission Arrangements and Coordinated Scheme 2021 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To review a report of the Corporate Director – Education and Learning, to be considered by Cabinet on 28 January 2020.

Additional documents:


People Scrutiny Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To review the People Scrutiny Committee Forward Plan.


To review the Cabinet Forward Plan.

Additional documents:


Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph x of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.


There is no exempt business.