Venue: Midsomer Norton Town Hall (Town Hall The Island, Midsomer Norton, England, BA3 2HQ)

Contact: Democratic Services 

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Evacuation Procedure

In the event of a fire, please await direction from venue staff who will help assist with the evacuation.   Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by the fire warden(s).


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members.



Declarations of Interest under the Localism Action 2011

Members who consider that they have an interest to declare are asked to: a) State the item number in which they have an interest, b) The nature of the interest, c) Whether the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, non-disclosable pecuniary interest or non-pecuniary interest. Any Member who is unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order to expedite matters at the meeting itself.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 463 KB

To consider and approve the minutes from the meeting of the West of England Joint Committee held on 8 April 2022.



Chair Announcements

To receive announcements from the Chair of the West of England Joint Committee.


Items from the Public (Questions, Statements and Petitions)

Members of the public can speak for up to 3 minutes each. The total time for this session is 30 minutes so speaking time will be reduced if more than 10 people wish to speak.


If you wish to present a petition or make a statement and speak at the meeting, you are required to give notice of your intention by noon on the working day before the meeting by e-mail to The deadline is 12pm on Thursday 30 June 2022.


If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, you are required to submit the question in writing to no later than 3 working days before the meeting. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 27 June 2022.



Comments from Chair of Local Enterprise Partnership

To be presented by the Chair of the West of England LEP.


Comments from the Chair of Overview & Scrutiny Committee

To be presented by the Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.



LEP & IBB Budget Outturn April-March 2022 pdf icon PDF 733 KB

This report represents the revenue outturn for the West of England Joint Committee for the financial year 2021/22 based on data for the period April 2021 to March 2022. The report covers the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Invest Bristol and Bath (IBB) revenue budgets. Change request approvals are also included as part of this reporting process.



Joint Committee Governance Review pdf icon PDF 297 KB

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee having called in the decision of the Joint Committee of the 8 April 2022 resolved on 3 May 2022 that the Joint Committee be asked to reconsider the decision taken. The Overview and Scrutiny Committee reasons and further recommendations that they feel the Joint Committee as decision-taking committee should take into account in reviewing their decision are attached.


The matter is to be re-considered by the committee in order that the committee can consider their final decision on the matter.  An amended report has been tabled by the Unitary Authorities for their consideration.


That final decision cannot be “called-in.”


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