Democratic structure

Cabinet

County Council

Scrutiny Committees

Planning and Regulatory

Joint Health and Waste Boards

Internal Bodies

The Council's Constitution
The Constitution of Somerset County Council is a document detailing how decisions are made and the procedures followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.

We are required by the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 to publish details of our constitution. The documents can be found in the Library section or via the link below.

Constitution link

If you would like more information about the Council and its Constitution please contact:

Community Governance
Somerset County Council
County Hall
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 4DY

Email: democraticservices@somerset.gov.uk
Phone: 01823 357628