Attendance summary

Please note that councillors attendance records will continue on from Somerset County Council, however, the records have not been pulled through onto the new website. For further details on attendance, please contact the Democratic Services Team on

Explanation of the statistics columns

The number of meetings that the councillor was expected to attend, whether in person or virtually, in their capacity as member of that committee. This only includes meetings for which the actual attendance status is known.
The number of meetings that the councillor attended in their capacity as member of that committee.
In attendance
The number of meetings that the councillor attended in a capacity other than committee member, for example a voluntary attendance out of personal interest for a topic being discussed.
In attendance, virtual
The number of meetings that the councillor attended virtually in a capacity other than committee member, for example a voluntary attendance out of personal interest for a topic being discussed. This includes committee members who have attended virtually, those members would not have voting rights if they have attended virtually.
Councillor Expected Present In attendance In attendance, virtual
Councillor Steve Ashton212163
Councillor Suria Aujla12602
Councillor John Bailey10721
Councillor Jason Baker15701
Councillor Lee Baker9400
Councillor Marcus Barr8600
Councillor Mike Best9802
Councillor Brian Bolt141000
Councillor Adam Boyden12313
Councillor Alan Bradford151413
Councillor Hilary Bruce151311
Councillor Theo Butt Philip211842
Councillor Simon Carswell201722
Councillor Mike Caswell9700
Councillor Norman Cavill141209
Councillor Mandy Chilcott131157
Councillor Nicola Clark9604
Councillor Barry Clarke151002
Councillor Peter Clayton13817
Councillor Simon Coles282410
Councillor Shane Collins12402
Councillor John Cook-Woodman7402
Councillor Nick Cottle151000
Councillor Adam Dance12833
Councillor Dixie Darch191943
Councillor Hugh Davies191011
Councillor Tom Deakin8512
Councillor Dawn Denton13802
Councillor Martin Dimery161402
Councillor Andy Dingwall10529
Councillor Lance Duddridge15500
Councillor Michael Dunk9702
Councillor Sarah Dyke4200
Councillor Caroline Ellis10703
Councillor Habib Farbahi141201
Councillor Ben Ferguson141000
Councillor Bob Filmer202013
Councillor David Fothergill11841
Councillor Andrew Govier8500
Councillor Tony Grimes141200
Councillor Andy Hadley161112
Councillor Pauline Ham191710
Councillor Philip Ham171003
Councillor Susannah Hart14800
Councillor Mark Healey MBE8314
Councillor Bente Height151300
Councillor Alistair Hendry141200
Councillor Ross Henley14801
Councillor Mike Hewitson11901
Councillor Edric Hobbs201501
Councillor Henry Hobhouse211800
Councillor John Hunt10725
Councillor Dawn Johnson111104
Councillor Helen Kay - on leave of absence until 8 September 20248306
Councillor Val Keitch on leave of absence until 8 October 20245008
Councillor Andy Kendall1612015
Councillor Jenny Kenton13600
Councillor Tim Kerley181400
Councillor Marcus Kravis1713112
Councillor Christine Lawrence52010
Councillor Liz Leyshon141498
Councillor Tony Lock1514512
Councillor Martin Lovell272317
Councillor Dave Mansell9936
Councillor Matthew Martin191600
Councillor Kevin Messenger8810
Councillor Harry Munt10700
Councillor Tessa Munt5511
Councillor Mike Murphy191600
Councillor Frances Nicholson141274
Councillor Graham Oakes111000
Councillor Sue Osborne1614014
Councillor Stephen Page1100
Councillor Oliver Patrick12522
Councillor Connor Payne10600
Councillor Kathy Pearce141100
Councillor Emily Pearlstone12803
Councillor Derek Perry9700
Councillor Evie Potts-Jones151410
Councillor Tom Power12810
Councillor Hazel Prior-Sankey7710
Councillor Steven Pugsley121000
Councillor Faye Purbrick7612
Councillor Wes Read9600
Councillor Leigh Redman1211215
Councillor Rob Reed0000
Councillor Bill Revans191413
Councillor Mike Rigby14614
Councillor Tony Robbins181107
Councillor Diogo Rodrigues14713
Councillor Jo Roundell Greene5467
Councillor Dean Ruddle3100
Councillor Peter Seib181601
Councillor Heather Shearer181793
Councillor Gill Slocombe161017
Councillor Brian Smedley232001
Councillor Fran Smith9612
Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts171422
Councillor Jeny Snell13400
Councillor Andy Soughton161222
Councillor Mike Stanton121024
Councillor Andy Sully171200
Councillor Claire Sully211313
Councillor Lucy Trimnell10723
Councillor Sarah Wakefield1816117
Councillor Martin Wale161405
Councillor Richard Wilkins201851
Councillor David Woan3333
Councillor Rosemary Woods191709
Councillor Gwil Wren131215
Councillor Ros Wyke222045