Agenda and draft minutes

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

Contact: Patricia Jones 

No. Item


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. Questions must be received no later than 3 clear working days before the meeting.


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 8th December 2023 pdf icon PDF 164 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.


Chief Constable's Presentation

To receive a PowerPoint presentation from Sarah Crew, Chief Constable for Avon and Somerset.


Formal Review of the Budget and Proposed Precept pdf icon PDF 332 KB

Formal review of the Commissioner’s proposed Council Tax precept and the overall draft Policing budget/proposed allocation.

Additional documents:


Commissioner's Update Report pdf icon PDF 476 KB

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


Standing Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To provide the Panel with an overview of all complaints.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 42 KB

To note the current work programme.


Date of Next Meeting

Wednesday 20th March 2024 (The Deane House).