Committee details

Families, Health and Wellbeing Select Committee

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Purpose of committee


This Committee undertakes the statutory overview and scrutiny role in relation to the following Cabinet Member portfolio(s) and service areas:


Cabinet Member Portfolios

Cabinet Member for Families, Education & Wellbeing

Cabinet Member for Health & Social Care

Relevant service areas

Children's Services (including corporate parenting)

Adult Social Work


Provider & Commissioned Care


Public Health

Health integration / Voluntary Sector


Children and Families Development (including Early Years and Children's Centres)

Green Spaces, Sport & Culture (only young people universal services, adult education, music hub, sport, libraries, culture and heritage)


This Committee will also act as lead select committee on the monitoring and review of the following cross-cutting topic:


·         Domestic Abuse services and support


This Select Committee may establish a Panel to support strong oversight of the Council’s corporate parenting responsibilities. The Committee may appoint 3 Members to this Panel based on political balance. Membership may include non-Cabinet Members not on the Committee. The Committee may also appoint relevant Council officers and other external stakeholders to the Panel and agree its chairmanship and operation. In agreeing its operation, the Committee will provide for the Panel not to be able to establish any other sub-group or body to carry out its responsibilities.



Contact information

Support officer: Anisha Teji. Tel: 01895 277655 Email: