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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.


Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 210 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the meetings of the Committee, held on Tuesday 14 November 2023 and on Thursday 11 January 2024.


To note that the Members of the Committee met informally on Tuesday 23 January where there was a discussion around various enquires underway and the process of those enquires.

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Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registerable Interests or Non-Registered Interests, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.



Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.



Review of the Work Programme (including Monitoring of Previous Recommendations and Scrutiny of Forthcoming Decisions) pdf icon PDF 165 KB

The report provides the Committee with an update on its approved Work Programme for 2023/24 (including progress with enquiries set out in its Work Programme), feedback to the Committee on the decisions in respect of previous recommendations from the Committee in respects of enquiries undertaken and a list of forthcoming decisions for which notice has been given since publication of the agenda for the Committee’s last meeting.

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Report of Assistant Director (Partnerships) - A.2 - Improving Access to NHS Dentistry for Residents in Tendring pdf icon PDF 862 KB

To provide the Committee with information on NHS dentistry provision in the District, and the wider Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Board geography. This report will support the enquiry by the Committee into NHS dentistry provision to be undertaken at this meeting of the Committee.

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Final Report of Mainstream and Community Transport Provision in the District Task and Finish Working Group pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To enable the Committee to consider and determine the final report of the Task and Finish Working Group into the enquiry undertaken into Mainstream and Community Transport.


Final Report of the School Age Education Provision (Absences and Mental Health) Task and Finish Working Group pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To receive and consider the final report of the Task and Finish Working Group into the enquiry undertaken into school age education provision (absences and mental health).