Constitution and Standards Committee
Friday 6th October 2017 10.00 am, PROVISIONAL

Venue: Luttrell Room - County Hall, Taunton. View directions

Contact: Neil Milne or Julian Gale  01823 357628 or Email:

No. Item

* Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe * pdf icon PDF 52 KB


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils will be displayed in the meeting room. The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via the Community Governance team.


Minutes from the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 28 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time

The Chairman will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Committee’s remit. Questions or statements about any matter on the agenda for this meeting will be taken at the time when each matter is considered.


Changes to the Contract Procedure Rules and Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To consider this report.


New rules to strengthen standards for Councillors pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To consider this report.


Access to Information and the Constitutional Provisions pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To consider this report.


Changing the names of Electoral Divisions pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider this report.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.