Meeting documents

SCC Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Panel
Wednesday, 1st February, 2023 10.30 am

Venue: The Deane House, Taunton

Contact: Patricia Jones, Governance Specialist in Democratic Services, Somerset County Council  Email:

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** Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe ** pdf icon PDF 35 KB


Apologies for absence


Public Question Time

Members of the public who reside or work in the Avon and Somerset Force area may submit a statement or petition or ask a maximum of two questions at a Panel meeting.


Please note that all statements and questions must relate to matters that fall within the Panel’s functions and responsibilities.


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 31st January 2023. Questions must be received no later than 3 clear working days before the meeting – 5pm on 26th January 2023. 



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 8th December 2022 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To confirm as a correct record.


Matters Arising


Chair's Business


Host Authority and Panel Costs Report pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To update the Panel on the Host Authority arrangements and to provide an update on the Panel’s budget.

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Chief Constable Presentation

The Panel will receive a powerpoint presentation from Sarah Crew, Chief Constable for Avon and Somerset.


Formal Scrutiny of the Medium Term Financial Plan and Precept Proposal pdf icon PDF 156 KB

The Panel will scrutinise the Commissioner’s proposed council tax precept and the overall draft Policing budget and proposed allocation.

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Commissioner's Update pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To receive an update on the Commissioner’s activities since the last meeting.


Standing Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To provide the Panel with an overview of all complaints against the Commissioner.

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Date of Next Meeting

29th March 2023 at 10.30am (The Deane House).