Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: John Meikle Room, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton TA1 1HE. View directions

Contact: Patricia Jones 

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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.


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 Wednesday 27th September 2023. Questions must be received no later than 3 clear working days before the meeting – Friday 22nd September 2023.


Please note that all statements and questions must relate to matters that fall within

the Panel’s functions and responsibilities.


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 27th June 2023 (AGM) pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To confirm as a correct record.


Matters Arising

To consider any matters arising or actions emerging from the minutes.


Chair's Business

To receive any updates from the Chair.


Crime Prevention Assurance Report pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To consider progress against the Commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan/Priorities. The Panel will receive a presentation from Chief Superintendent Liz Hughes, Head of Neighbourhoods and Partnerships.

Additional documents:


Commissioner's Update Report pdf icon PDF 183 KB

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


Performance Summary/National Police and Crime Measures pdf icon PDF 391 KB

To consider and discuss the latest performance information.


Standing Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To provide the Panel with an overview of all complaints.

Additional documents:


Governance Review Report pdf icon PDF 69 KB

The Panel is invited to note the final version of the Panel’s Operating Arrangements and to consider the proposed amendments to the Panel’s Rules of Procedure.

Additional documents:


Panel Annual Report pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Members are invited to review and approve the Panel’s Annual Report 2023/24.

Additional documents:


Panel Funding and Expenditure Report pdf icon PDF 55 KB

The Panel is invited to consider the budget information and decide the value of the contribution from the component authorities in 2024/25.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To note the current work programme.


For Information - Commissioner's Annual Report (final draft) pdf icon PDF 2 MB


Date of Next Meeting

Friday 8th December 2023 at 10.30am (The Deane House, Taunton).