Agenda and minutes

Joint Education and Learning & Social Services Scrutiny Committee (Safeguarding)
Friday, 21st January, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: virtual meeting via MS Teams - if you would like to attend please contact committee.services@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Contact: Democratic Services  6011

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Simultaneous Translation

You are welcome to use Welsh at the meeting, a minimum notice period of 3 working days is required should you wish to do so.  A simultaneous translation will be provided if requested.

Minutes:

It was noted that no requests had been received for the simultaneous translation service.

 

2.

Apologies

To receive.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from

 

Councillor T. Sharrem

Councillor D. Wilkshire

Councillor G.L. Davies

Councillor C. Meredith

Councillor B. Summers

Head of School Improvement & Inclusion

Head of Children’s Services

 

3.

Declarations of Interests and Dispensations

To consider any declarations of interests and dispensations made.

Minutes:

 

There were no declarations of interest or dispensations reported.

 

4.

Joint Education & Learning and Social Services Scrutiny Committee (Safeguarding) Minutes pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To receive the Minutes of the Joint Education & Learning and Social Services Scrutiny Committee (Safeguarding) held on 14th July, 2021.

 

(Please note the Minutes are submitted for points of accuracy only)

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Joint Education & Learning and Social Services Scrutiny Committee (Safeguarding) Meeting held on 14th July, 2021 were submitted.

 

The Committee AGREED that the Minutes be accepted as a true record of proceedings.

 

5.

Action Sheet - 14th July 2021 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To receive the Action Sheet.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The action sheet arising from the meeting of the Joint Education & Learning and Social Services Scrutiny Committee (Safeguarding) held on 14th July, 2021 was submitted.

 

The Committee AGREED, subject to the foregoing that the action sheet be noted.

 

6.

Contextual Safeguarding pdf icon PDF 914 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director Social Services.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director Social Services.

 

The Committee AGREED that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted (Option 1).

 

7.

Safeguarding Performance Information for Social Services and Education – 1st April to 30th September 2021 pdf icon PDF 627 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director Education and the Corporate Director Social Services.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the joint report of the Service Manager, Children’s Services and Strategic Education

Improvement Manager.

 

The Committee AGREED that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted (Option 1).

 

8.

Adult Safeguarding Report 1st April to 30th September 2021 pdf icon PDF 479 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director Social Services.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director Social Services.

 

The Committee AGREED that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted (Option 1).

 

9.

Safeguarding - Vulnerable Learners pdf icon PDF 550 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director Education.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Safeguarding in Education Manager and the Strategic Education Improvement Manager.

 

The Committee AGREED that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted (Option 1).