Committee details

Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Waste Board

Purpose of committee

The Joint Scrutiny Panel meets every 6 months and its purpose is to examine the activities of Somerset Waste Board (SWB), provide assurance to the SWB’s constituent councils and partners that it is operating effectively and to encourage wider involvement in the work of the Somerset Waste Board.  Meetings are open to the public and members of the press.


Councils represented on the Joint Scrutiny Panel are: Somerset County Council; Mendip District Council; Sedgemoor District Council; South Somerset District Council; Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council.


For more information contact Lindsey Tawse on 01823 355059, or Jamie Jackson on 01823 359040, 




Contact information

Support officer: Carol James on 01823 356859, Email: or Jamie Jackson on 01823 359040, Email:

Phone: 01823 357628 or 01823 359500