A shared service delivering Environmental Health, Licensing and Trading Standards across Bracknell Forest Council and West Berkshire Council

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Joint Public Protection Committee

Joint Public Protection Committee (JPPC)

This is the top tier of governance consisting of each Partners' Executive Member covering the full range of Environmental Health, Licensing and Trading Standards. In addition each Partner nominates a second non- Executive Member and a substitute Member(s). The purpose of the JPPC is primarily to determine on matters of policy and strategic direction for the partnership, including considering and determining applications to be part of the Partnership or the services provided by it. Additionally the JPPC have financial oversight to ensure that budgets are being well managed, to understand any risks that may arise during the term of the agreement, keep under review the agreed percentages and proposing a fee structure for the two Councils.

JPPC membership

An Executive Member from each Unitary Authority (voting member)

Councillor John Harrison - Bracknell Forest Council

Councillor Tom Marino - West Berkshire Council

A nominated Member from each Unitary Authority (voting member) 

Councillor John Porter - Bracknell Forest Council

Councillor James Cole – West Berkshire Council

All other Executive Members from both authorities are nominated as substitutes on this Committee.

Frequency of meetings



Executive decision making on behalf of all Partner Authorities, setting of policy and service priorities, reviewing performance information and recommending budget proposals to the Partner Authorities.

Associated links

Bracknell Forest
West Berkshire