Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and advice

Recycling and waste collections after the Spring Bank Holiday on Monday 25 May will all be one day later. Check the Somerset Waste Partnership website for details

Leader of the Council

The Leader of Council is appointed by the Council at the first annual meeting following an election, for a four-year term. The current:

Executive members are appointed by the Leader who will allocate particular responsibilities to each and are formally endorsed by the Council.

The Somerset West and Taunton Constitution contains full details on the operation of the Executive functions of the Council including details of its responsibilities and terms of reference.

Details of Executive meetings and agenda, reports, minutes and other papers are published on our website. Individual Portfolio Holder decisions are also published on our website. The Executive Forward Plan lists any key decisions which will be taken by the Executive and when. The Forward Plan is available for inspection on our website.