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


Membership Update

To note the appointment of Councillor Stuart Davies by North Somerset Council.


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 noon on Thursday 7th December 2023. Questions must be received no later than 3 clear working days before the meeting – 5pm on Monday 4th December 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 28th September 2023 pdf icon PDF 233 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.


Strategic Plan for the Police Estate in Avon and Somerset pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To update the Panel on the Strategic Plan approved at the Governance and Scrutiny Board in September 2023.


Financial Planning - Budget Process Update pdf icon PDF 315 KB

To consult with the Panel on the budgetary process leading to the setting of the 2024/25 revenue budget – council tax precept and capital programme.


Commissioner's Update Report pdf icon PDF 659 KB

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


Performance Summary/National Police and Crime Measures pdf icon PDF 184 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:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To note the current work programme.


Date of Next Meeting

Thursday 1st February 2024 (The Deane House).