Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies were received from Councillor Philip Ham (substituted by Cllr Barry Clarke) and Councillor Nick Cottle (substituted by Cllr Henry Hobhouse).


Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )


No other additional declarations were made.


Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.

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The Chair of the committee thanked officers for their report and the information provided at the meeting. The committee noted the reports provided and that as there were 2 members of the Executive present at the meeting, they would be able to feedback to the Executive on this committee`s views when this report is considered.


Before the consideration of this item Members voted to go into exempt session as the report had information relating to the financial affairs of a person or business.

At the conclusion of the meeting, the Chair confirmed that the views of the committee had been heard by the two executive members in attendance and would be passed on when the report went to the Executive for consideration.