Meetings, agendas and minutes

In this section you can access a wide range of information and documents relating to the Authority’s decision making processes, find out about forthcoming meetings and decisions and obtain details of Authority Members.

All Authority and Committee meetings are open to the press and public unless confidential or exempt information (as defined in legislation) is to be discussed. Where exempt or confidential information is to be discussed, this will be indicated on the agenda for the meeting. All meetings are held at Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service headquarters (unless otherwise notified on both the website and the agenda for the meeting).

Constitutional Governance

Information about the Authority’s constitutional governance framework, specifically its Standing Orders (the rules on Authority meetings), Scheme of Delegations (matters where officers can make decisions), Financial Regulations (rules on Authority budget setting and expenditure), Contract Regulations (rules on how the Authority purchases things) etc., can be found by clicking the Library tab on the menu to the left and then clicking on the Constitutional Governance folder. Alternatively, it can be found by clicking here.

Committee meeting information

You can find information about full Authority and committee meetings here. You can find the agendas, minutes of previous meetings, as well as officer reports discussed at previous meetings. Information is also provided on dates of future meetings, and issues that will be discussed in future.

Authority Members

Details about the current Members of the Authority (including contact details) can be found here.

How to get involved

You can subscribe to updates in order to receive information via e-mail regarding particular issues and committee meetings here.


Information regarding the decisions taken by the full Authority and its committees can be found here.

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