Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of the Scrutiny Committee

The Committee scrutinise Performance Management; particular Key Decisions and other aspects of Cabinet activity; and review or scrutinise the performance of the Council in relation to its policy objectives, performance targets and/or particular service areas.

The full role and functions of the Committee are set out within the Council's Constitution together with the Terms of Reference, which can be found on this page.

Membership of Scrutiny Committee

9 seats in total

6 Conservative

3 West Somerset Opposition


Name Political Group
Cllr P H Murphy (Chairman) West Somerset Opposition
Cllr N Thwaites (Vice Chairman) Conservative
Cllr R Clifford Conservative
Cllr G S Dowding Conservative
Cllr R Lillis Conservative
Cllr J Parbrook Conservative
Cllr R Woods Conservative
Cllr I Aldridge West Somerset Opposition
Cllr P Pilkington West Somerset Opposition