Tag Archives: scrutiny

Proposals to bridge budget gap

Proposals to bridge around £8m of Somerset County Council’s projected budget gap for next financial year will be discussed this month. The Authority’s Scrutiny meetings and Cabinet will consider the plans as part of the budget-setting process that culminates at full council next month. For 2019/20, decisions and actions already taken address around £7m of […]

First meeting of new independent Children’s Scrutiny Committee

A new independent committee met for the first time today to discuss the progress being made to improve Children’s Services in Somerset. The Scrutiny for Policies, Children and Families Committee is chaired by Cllr Leigh Redman and was formed in May 2015. It will provide additional councillor oversight on all services provided for children and […]