Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 188 KB

3.

Petitions

Petitions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee’s Powers & Duties which have been received by Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

4.

Questions from Members of the Public and Councillors pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Questions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee’s Powers & Duties which have been submitted in writing and received by the Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

5.

Decision Book References

To consider any requests received by the Monitoring Officer pursuant to Standing Order 42, for consideration of matters falling within the Committee’s Powers & Duties which have been the subject of Decision Book reports.

Health Scrutiny Item

6.

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust - Annual Quality Accounts 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To receive a presentation by the Chief Executive and Chief Nurse of Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust on the Royal Berkshire Hospital Quality Report 2020/21 and current issues of concern. A copy of the Royal Berkshire Hospital Quality Report 2020/21 is attached.

7.

Berkshire Community Equipment Service - Extension of Contract pdf icon PDF 216 KB

A report outlining the options available to the Council in advance of the Berkshire Community Equipment Service contract expiring in March 2024 as well as inviting the Committee to consider the new Turnkey Technology Enabled Care pilot service and its extension.

8.

Accessibility Strategy 2020 to 2022 pdf icon PDF 380 KB

To receive a copy of the Council’s Accessibility Strategy 2020 to 2022. 

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9.

Annual Engagement Meeting pdf icon PDF 156 KB

A report providing the Committee with the context and information about the Annual Engagement Meeting with Ofsted which took place in March 2021.

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10.

School Admission amended arrangements 2021/22 and 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 598 KB

A report inviting the Committee to determine the amended admissions arrangements for (a) Community Primary Schools in Reading for the school year 2021/22 and (b) admission arrangements for Community Primary Schools in Reading for the school year 2022/23.

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11.

Revised Admissions Policy: Holy Brook School pdf icon PDF 654 KB

To present the revised admissions policy for Holy Brook Primary School, for approval by the Committee.

12.

Supporting Children with Medical Needs Policy pdf icon PDF 146 KB

A report providing a summary of the Supporting Children with Medical Needs Policy, September 2021.

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13.

Safeguarding Audits - Section 11 and Section 175 BFfC Summary pdf icon PDF 133 KB

A report providing the Committee with assurance that Brighter Futures for Children and partners have undertaken or collated three key safeguarding audits over the past six months showing that the company continues to meet safeguarding and wellbeing requirements across its service areas.