Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Panel
Tuesday 5th February 2019 10.30 am

Venue: Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston Super Mare, BS23 1UJ

Contact: Patricia Jones or Julian Gale, Democratic Services, Somerset County Council  Tel: 01275 885788 or 01823 357628 Email:

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** Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe ** pdf icon PDF 49 KB


Apologies for Absence


Public Question Time

Statements or questions should be e-mailed to, or sent to the Democratic Services Team, County Hall Taunton TA1 4DY (marked for the attention of Patricia Jones). Statements must be received no later than 12.00 noon on Tuesday 4th February 2019.  Questions must be received no later than 5 clear working days before the meeting - 5pm on Wednesday 30th January 2019.


Declarations of Interest

The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected by contacting Patricia Jones in the Democratic Services Team on Tel: 07855 284506 or


Minutes of the meeting held on 13th December 2018 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To confirm as a correct record.

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Matters Arising


Chairman's Business


Commissioner's Update Report pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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Standing Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 47 KB


Scrutiny of the Medium Term Financial Plan and Precept Proposal pdf icon PDF 187 KB

The Panel has oversight of the overall draft Policing budget and its proposed allocation. It also has a statutory duty to review the Commissioner’s proposed Council Tax Precept, the money collected from Council Tax specifically for Policing. The Panel will consider the reasons for this year’s Precept proposal and a vote will follow.


Proactive Scrutiny - Draft Police and Crime Plan pdf icon PDF 45 KB


This Proactive Scrutiny Session will allow the Panel to scrutinise and support the Police and Crime Commissioner in the development of her Police and Crime Plan, with specific focus on the Government’s Serious Violence Strategy, launched last year. The Panel will progress Key Lines of Enquiry emerging from the evidence taken at the Panel’s Development Day on 30th January 2019.


Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday 12th March 2019 at 10.30am (Weston Town Hall)