Agenda and minutes

Children's and Adult Services Appeals Committee
Monday, 17th December, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 2

Contact: Liz Eaton, Democratic Services Officer  01305 225113 - Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Lesley Dedman and Bill Pipe.  In the absence of the Chairman, Cllr Susan Jefferies chaired the meeting.


Code of Conduct

Members are required to comply with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 regarding disclosable pecuniary interests.


  • Check if there is an item of business on this agenda in which the member or other relevant person has a disclosable pecuniary interest.
  • Check that the interest has been notified to the Monitoring Officer (in writing) and entered in the Register (if not this must be done on the form available from the clerk within 28 days).
  • Disclose the interest at the meeting (in accordance with the County Council’s Code of Conduct) and in the absence of a dispensation to speak and/or vote, withdraw from any consideration of the item.


The Register of Interests is available on and the list of disclosable pecuniary interests is set out on the reverse of the form.



There were no declarations by members of any disclosable pecuniary interests under the Code of Conduct.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Children’s and Adult Services Appeals Committee held on 19 November 2018.



The minutes of the meeting held on 19 November 2018 were confirmed and signed.


Questions from Members of the Council

To answer any questions received in writing by the Chief Executive by not later than 10.00am on Wednesday 12 December 2018.



No questions were asked by members under Standing Order 20(2).

Exempt Business

Exclusion of the Public


That under section 100(a)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the business specified in Minute 65 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighed the public interest in disclosing that information.


School Transport Appeals (Paragraphs 1 & 2)

To consider a number of School Transport Appeals referred to in the exempt report by the Director for Children’s Services (attached).  Not for Publication


Additional documents:


The Committee considered an appeal against the County Council’s refusal to provide pupils with transport support.



That the appeal on behalf of CS against the County Council’s refusal to provide transport support between his home and Queen Elizabeth’s School, be refused.