Committee details

Scrutiny Committee - Corporate and Resources

Purpose of committee

Every council with an executive management structure has to have an overview and scrutiny function. Somerset Council has appointed five scrutiny committees to perform this function:

·       Adults and Health

·       Children and Families

·       Climate and Place

·       Communities

·       Corporate and Resources


The scrutiny committees each fulfil a check and challenge function for decisions and policies made by the Executive.


Corporate and Resources

Functional areas that are the responsibility of the Committee are as follows:

·       Finance and Procurement

·       Strategic Asset Management

·       ICT

·       Partnerships and Localities

·       Strategy and Performance

·       Legal, Democratic and Governance

·       Budget Monitoring and Financial Scrutiny

·       Workforce

·       Business Change and Transformation


For further details, please see the Constitution or email Democratic Services on


Contact information

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