Notice of a public meeting of

Health and Adult Social Care Policy and Scrutiny Committee



Councillors Doughty (Chair), Cullwick (Vice-Chair), Hook, Heaton, Perrett, Waudby and K Taylor



Tuesday, 11 May 2021



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting





This is not a formal meeting of this Scrutiny Committee.  The Council is operating its scrutiny and decision making meetings in accordance with statutory requirements relating to holding ‘Covid-safe’ meetings between 7 May and 21 June 2021.  As non-decision making bodies, Members of this Councils Scrutiny Committees will continue to hold public informal sessions remotely for the purpose of commenting only on the business set out in the agenda below. Members of the public may register to speak in the usual way set out below.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests,

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 8)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 13 April 2022.





3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday 7 May 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact the relevant Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings


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4.          Public Health Update on Covid-19 



The Director of Public Health will provide the Committee with a verbal update at the meeting in relation to Covid-19.




5.          Update on the Peer Challenge Commissioned in Adult Services 



A verbal update will be provided to the Committee on the recent peer challenge commissioned in adult services and how this will inform future planning in the service.





6.          Update on the All Age Learning Disability Strategy 

(Pages 9 - 14)


This report provides a brief update on progress.





7.          Work Plan 

(Pages 15 - 22)


Members are asked to consider a draft work plan for the next municipal year and to consider possible topics for review.





8.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:


Name – Louise Cook

Telephone – 01904 551031

E-mail –






For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:

·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats

Contact details are set out above.