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Find out the committees of the council and see how to access agendas, reports and minutes of all our meetings

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Committees of the Council

The committees of the council are as follows:

  • Full Council (all 110 Councillors)
  • Executive (Leader plus 9 portfolio holders)
  • Scrutiny for Climate and Place (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Children and Families (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Adults and Health (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Communities (13 Councillors)
  • Scrutiny for Corporate and Resources (13 Councillors)
  • Audit Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Constitution and Governance Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Standards (5 Councillors plus 5 co-opted members)
  • Licensing and Regulatory Committee (15 Councillors)
  • Strategic Planning Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Four Area Planning Committees (13 Councillors on each)
  • Human Resources Committee (13 Councillors)
  • Pension Fund Committee (7 Councillors)
  • Somerset Health and Wellbeing Board

Council meetings, minutes and agendas

You can search and view the council agendas, reports and minutes for all of our meetings.

Committee meetings

With the creation of the Unitary Council, committee meetings will be held across the county:

  • County Hall, The Crescent, Taunton
  • Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton
  • Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater
  • Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet
  • Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil

The meetings will be live streamed so that members of the public can watch from home.

Further information can be found on:

Speaking at a Council meeting
Speaking at a planning committee meeting
Access to previous Councils agendas and minutes

Last reviewed: May 25, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: November 25, 2023

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