Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Rivers Authority
Tuesday 9th July 2019 11.00 am, CANCELLED

Venue: Taunton Library Meeting Room, Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3XZ

Contact: Peter Stiles on Tel: (01823) 357628, Email:  Lindsey Tawse on Tel: (01823) 355059, Email:

Note: Please note: this meeting has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled for Sept 2019 

No. Item

**Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe** pdf icon PDF 56 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 held on 26 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time

The Chairman will allow members of the public to ask a question or make a statement about any matter on the agenda for this meeting. These questions may be taken during the meeting, when the relevant agenda item is considered, at the Chairman’s discretion.  


SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel - Draft Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To agree the Terms of Reference.


SRA - 2018/2019 End of Year Review & Finance Update pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Possible exclusion of the Press and Public


PLEASE NOTE: Although the main report for this item and appendices 1 & 2 are not confidential, the supporting appendix 3 available to Members contain exempt information and are therefore marked confidential – not for publication.  At any point if Members wish to discuss information within this appendix then the Committee will be asked to agree the following resolution to exclude the press and public: 


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider passing a resolution having been duly proposed and seconded under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the press and public from the meeting, on the basis that if they were present during the business to be transacted there would be a likelihood of disclosure of exempt information, within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:


Reason: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


Additional documents:


Key Projects Update pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To consider the report.


SRA Precepting Legislation Update pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider the report.


Joint Scrutiny Panel Work Programme & Future Training pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To discuss future items for the Panel’s work programme and future training opportunities.  To aid this discussion the Panel’s 2019 work programme is attached.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chairman may raise any items of urgent business.