SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel information

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Purpose of Panel
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Next meeting of SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel

The next meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority Joint Scrutiny Panel will be held at 2pm on 26 February, 2019, in the Meeting Room at Taunton Library in Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3XZ. Note: a meeting was due to be held on 1 February but that was postponed because of snow.

The agenda and papers for the next meeting on 26 February will be officially re-issued by Somerset County Council’s Democratic Services Team on 18 February, but in the meantime you can still read the agenda and papers for the SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel meeting on 1 February, 2019. The agenda and reports for the meeting on 26 February will be the same as they were for 1 February.

SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel meetings are open to the public and members of the press.

For more information, contact Peter Stiles of Somerset County Council’s Democratic Services Team on 01823-357628. Email: pstiles@somerset.gov.uk

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Purpose of SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel

The Joint Scrutiny Panel’s purpose is to examine the activities of Somerset Rivers Authority and provide assurance to the SRA’s constituent councils and partners that it is operating effectively.

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Composition of SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel

Six councils are represented on the SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel:

  • Mendip District Council
  • Sedgemoor District Council
  • Somerset County Council
  • South Somerset District Council
  • Taunton Deane Borough Council
  • West Somerset Council

Also represented are the Axe-Brue and the Parrett Internal Drainage Boards.

The Panel has 14 members: two elected members from each of the six councils and one from each Internal Drainage Board.

The position of Chair is currently vacant.

List of SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel members

Cllr Eve Berry (Mendip District Council)
Cllr Roy Mackenzie (Mendip District Council)

David Tratt (Axe-Brue Internal Drainage Board)
David Vigar (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)

Cllr Kathy Pearce (Sedgemoor District Council)
Cllr Brian Smedley (Sedgemoor District Council)

Cllr Anna Groskop (Somerset County Council)
Cllr John Hunt (Somerset County Council)

Cllr Sue Steele (South Somerset District Council)
Cllr Gerard Tucker (South Somerset District Council)

Cllr Simon Coles – Vice Chair (Taunton Deane Borough Council)
Cllr Libby Lisgo (Taunton Deane Borough Council)

Cllr Nick Thwaites (West Somerset Council)
Cllr Rosemary Woods (West Somerset Council)

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Archive of previous SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel meetings

Use the following links to find out more about previous SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel meetings:

SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel 1 February 2017
SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel 8 August 2017
SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel 5 February 2018
SRA Joint Scrutiny Panel 21 May 2018

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