Venue: Room 14, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford

Contact: Amanda Coleman, Partnerships and Performance Officer  0300 300 4650

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Welcome, Introductions and Apologies


Procedural Business

(a)       Declaration of Substitutes – Where Board members, Councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute agreed with the Chair may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.

(b)       Declarations of Interest by all Members present of any personal interests in matters on the agenda.

(c)       Exclusion of Press and Public – To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting and Matters Arising pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Children’s Trust Board held on 8 June 2015.


Emotional Resilience of Young People - Future in Mind pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Michelle Bradley (Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group) will update members on issues in relation to young people’s mental health with a particular focus on self harm and emotional resilience.

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Domestic Abuse pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Jeanette Keyte will provide an update on the development of a Domestic Abuse Strategy for Central Bedfordshire Council.


Central Bedfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Alan Caton – Independent Chair of Central Bedfordshire Safeguarding Children Board will present the Annual Report, setting out achievements and challenges during 2014/15.

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Careers Advice and Work Experience Opportunities for Young People in Central Bedfordshire pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Peter Fraser will present an update on providing early high quality independent career advice and work experience opportunities so that young people understand what their career options and choices are.

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Children and Young People's Plan - Quarter One Performance

Karen Oellermann will present the quarterly monitoring report for Trust Board members to review and challenge.

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Standing Item: Update from other Boards

The Protocol for Joint Working between Strategic Boards including that Chairs and partners will have an ongoing and direct relationship, communicating regularly.  This standing item is to provide members of Boards with an opportunity to update the Children’s Trust on any matters.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 60 KB

The Forward Plan sets out dates of future meetings and proposed agenda items for Board Members to note and consider.