Committee details

Standards Committee

Purpose of 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


Contact information

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