The Constituent Authorities listed below appoint 1 member and 1 named substitute member to the Joint Committee on an annual basis. Each Constituent Authority member has 1 vote including substitute members and they have authority to speak and vote on matters on behalf of their authority. Political balance rules do not apply to the Joint Committee membership.

  • Dartmoor National Park Authority
  • Devon County Council
  • East Devon District Council
  • Exeter City Council
  • Exmoor National Park Authority
  • Mendip District Council
  • Mid Devon District Council
  • North Devon Council
  • Plymouth City Council
  • Sedgemoor District Council
  • Somerset County Council
  • South Hams District Council
  • South Somerset District Council
  • Somerset West and Taunton Council
  • Torbay Council
  • Teignbridge District Council
  • Torridge District Council
  • West Devon Borough Council

In addition to the Constituent Authorities the partner organisations listed below also appoint 1 co-opted representative and 1 named substitute co-opted representative to the Joint Committee. Co-opted members do not have voting rights:

  • Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (the LEP)
  • NHS Northern, Eastern and Weston Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
  • NHS South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group
  • NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group

The Joint Committee may co-opt further non-voting representatives from the private, public and/or voluntary sectors at any time.

Administering Authority
Somerset County Council has been appointed by the Constituent Authorities as the Administering Authority for the Joint Committee.