Dorset Council - People Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 20th July, 2020 10.00 am

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Contact: Lindsey Watson  01305 252209 - Email:


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To receive any apologies for absence.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on 7 and 13 January 2020.

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Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation pdf icon PDF 42 KB

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


Please note that public speaking has been suspended during the Covid-19 crisis. Each question or statement is limited to no more than 450 words and must be electronically submitted to by the deadline set out below. The question or statement will be read out by an officer of the Council and a response will be given by the Chairman. All questions/statements and the responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.


The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Wednesday 15 July 2020.


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.


Children and Young People and Families' Plan 2020 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

The People Scrutiny Committee are invited to consider the proposals for the development of the Children and Young People and Families’ Plan and provide feedback on the proposed priorities to enable the development of the final plan.

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Approval of Youth Justice Plan 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The People Scrutiny Committee is invited to endorse the Youth Justice Plan so that Cabinet can recommend its approval to Full Council.

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Covid-19: How well has Dorset Council responded to meeting the needs of vulnerable groups during 'lockdown' - Review of report considered by Cabinet on 30 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To review a report which was considered at Cabinet on 30 June 2020.

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People Scrutiny Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To note the People Scrutiny Committee Forward Plan.


To review the Cabinet Forward Plan.

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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.