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No. Item


Public Question Time

A period of up to 30 minutes for public questions on matters relevant to the Committee’s remit which are not related to items featuring on the agenda.  Advance notice of questions is preferred but not essential.


Apologies for Absence and Attendance of Substitute Members


Declarations of interest

Members are invited to declare any pecuniary interests and any non-pecuniary interests (personal interests) relevant to items on the agenda.





To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on

(a)  7 February 2019 and

(b)  13 February 2019


Children's Centre Strategy pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To report on the outcomes of consultation on children’s centre provision in Kingston upon Thames and recommend future delivery model of children’s centre services in line with the Children’s Centres Strategy and in response to the feedback from the public consultation.

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Resolved that –


1.            the results of the public consultation (as set out in paragraphs 12-15 and Annex 1of the report) on the future direction for children’s centres provision in Kingston are noted and considered;

2.            Norbiton and Surbiton Children’s Centres are remodelled from June 2019 and the provision of services will be offered through outreach into the local communities; and

3.            New Malden and North Kingston Children centres are remodelled from April 2020 with a phased reduction in children centre activity to target those most in need (as set out in paragraph 10 of the report).


Statutory Social Care Complaints Annual Report pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To inform the Committee of the performance and outcomes of statutory complaints for adult and children’s social care in 2017/18.

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Resolved that the report (and Annexes) on annual statutory social care complaints for 2017/18 are formally received and that any comments from the Committee are referred to the relevant Directors to consider.


Urgent Items authorised by the Chair


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following resolution is included as a standard item which will only be relevant if any exempt matter is to be considered at the meeting for which the Committee wish to resolve to exclude the press and public:


To exclude the public from the meeting under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it is likely that exempt information, as defined in paragraph x of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, would be disclosed and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


In the event of exclusion being agreed, members of the public and press are to withdraw to the Reception on the ground floor of the Guildhall to await re-admission to the Chamber.