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Information about Standards Committee

The Standards Committee is responsible for promoting and enforcing high standards of conduct by Members and co-opted Members and assisting Members and co-opted Members to observe the Council’s code of conduct.


The membership of the committee comprises 5 Somerset Council members (with voting rights) and 5 independent co-opted members (without voting rights).


For further details, please see the Constitution or email Democratic Services on


Co-opted Member - We want you to help us decide!


Parish and Town Councillors within Somerset are being invited to apply for a role on the Somerset Council Standards Committee.  The main responsibilities relate to the policies and procedures in relation to the elected members’ standards of conduct.


Advert, Role Description and Person Specification for Co-Opted Members of the Standards Committee


The closing date for this advert is 1 May 2024.