The Council has adopted the International Definition of Antisemitism in full, including all of its examples.
The Definition was adopted on 17th October 2019.
The Council has told Campaign Against Antisemitism that it does apply the Definition in disciplinary matters.
This information was obtained after Campaign Against Antisemitism submitted a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on 17th August 2021, to which the Council responded on 9th September 2021.
As part of its response, the Council provided minutes of a Council meeting on 17th October 2019 , which show that the Definition was adopted.
On 1st April 2023, the Council will be replaced by Somerset Council (covering Somerset County Council, Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton and South Somerset District Councils).