Curry Mallet’s Elected Representatives
The parish council has responsibility for local issues, including setting an annual precept (local rate) to cover the council’s operating costs and producing annual accounts for public scrutiny. The parish council evaluates local planning applications and works with the local police, district council officers, and neighbourhood watch groups on matters of crime, security, and traffic. The parish council’s role also includes initiating projects for the maintenance and repair of parish facilities, as well as consulting with the district council on the maintenance, repair, and improvement of highways, drainage, footpaths, public transport, and street cleaning.
South Somerset District Council
Curry Mallet falls within Islemoor Ward of the Non-metropolitan District of South Somerset. The district council is responsible for local planning, and building control, local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets, and fairs, refuse collection and recycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism.
Somerset County Council
Somerset County Council is responsible for running the largest and most expensive local services such as education, social services, libraries, main roads, public transport, policing and fire services, trading standards, waste disposal and strategic planning.
Curry Mallet lies within the Curry Rivel and Langport Division of Somerset County Council.
Member of Parliament
Curry Mallet lies within the Somerton & Frome constituency. David Warburton MP has represented the constituency since May 2015.
The European Parliament
Curry Mallet is part of the South West England Constituency of the European Parliament which elects six MEPs using the d’Hondt method of party-list proportional representation. Details of the six MEPs elected in May 2019 are given below:
Ann Widdecombe – The Brexit Party
Caroline Voaden – Liberal Democrats
James Glancy – The Brexit Party
Molly Scott-Cato – Green Party
Christina Jordan – The Brexit Party
Martin Horwood – Liberal Democrats