Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 26 November 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Web ex meeting. View directions

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please note

This agenda was originally published on 18 November 2020. It has been republished on 23 November 2020 in order to include information from the Ofsted Monitoring Letter received on 20 November 2020.


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest

Please see note (a) at the end of agenda.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 93 KB


Report of Independent Scrutineer - Interim Report 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 129 KB

The committee to scrutinise the new safeguarding arrangements which came into effect on 15 July 2020. The Independent Scrutineer to present their interim annual overview report on the effectiveness of local arrangements for the scrutiny/oversight boards for each of the safeguarding partners.


The Director of Children’s Services will respond to questions relating to the Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Executive (GSCE).


Representatives from the Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and the Police will be in attendance.


Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children (DfE July 2018) is attached to the agenda for information.

Additional documents:

Additional Committee Meeting

Please note that there will be an additional meeting of the committee at 10.00am on Tuesday 1 December 2020.


This meeting will receive the outcome letter of the Ofsted Focus Review visit which took place 6 to 8 October 2020.