Review of mental health, Health and Care Overview and Scrutiny Panel - Thursday, 25 November 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Online only

Contact: Email: 

Link: This meeting will take place online


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest and Party Whip

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests and the nature of that interest, including the existence and nature of the party whip, in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.


Voluntary and community sectors

Philip Bell, Interim Chief Executive Officer – Involve, will talk about the impact of the pandemic on the local voluntary and community sectors, particularly organisations supporting mental health.

Evidence pack pdf icon PDF 83 KB

This review is part of the Overview and Scrutiny work programme (Overview and scrutiny work programme | Bracknell Forest Council ( and will take place over a series of meetings. Some meetings will be open to the public and others will be closed. This will be determined by the nature of the session and the sensitivity of the information being shared. The priority will always be the effectiveness of the review. The Panel may produce interim reports as well as a final report capturing good practice, learning points and recommendations.


The evidence pack which supports this review can be found here:

Agenda for Health and Care Overview and Scrutiny Panel on Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 6.30 pm | Bracknell Forest Council (

Additional documents: