Safeguarding Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 14th January, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 1. View directions

Contact: Fiona King, Senior Democratic Services Officer  01305 224186 - Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Code of Conduct

Councillors 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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 11 October 2018.


Public Participation

To receive any questions or statements by members of the public.


Update from the Police and Crime Commissioner pdf icon PDF 394 KB

To receive an oral update from the Police and Crime Commissioner following the collapse of the merger with Devon and Cornwall.


A link to the Dorset Police and Crime Plan has also been added to provide some context for members to understand the priorities established by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset:-



Safeguarding Vulnerable Children pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To receive an update report from the Director for Children’s Services following a report in the Daily Echo on 20 November 2018:-


Outcomes Focused Monitoring Report: December 2018 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

To consider a report from the Director for Children’s Services.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To consider the Work Programme for the Safeguarding Overview and Scrutiny Committee.


Questions from County Councillors

To answer any questions received in writing by the Chief Executive by not later than 10.00am on 9 January 2019.