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

Scope of Service

Each area of work carried out by the Public Protection Partnership Service originates from a legal requirement placed on local authorities. It is stated in the Constitution of each local authority Partner how these functions can be delegated and the Public Protection Agreement sets out the mechanism by which this delegation of powers has been achieved.

Relevant functions

Below is a list which provides a general guide to the regulatory and public protection functions which are delivered by the Service:

Air quality management
Animal warden
Animal welfare
Contaminated land
Communicable diseases
Community education
Community mediation
Consumer advice
Environmental nuisance protection
Fair trading
Financial investigations
Fraud and counterfeiting
Food and Feed safety, standards and hygiene
Gambling
Health and safety at work
Health promotion
Industrial pollution
Licensing
Metrology
Overloaded vehicles
Pest control
Petroleum and explosives
Primary Authority
Private sector housing
Product safety
Public health
Rogue trading
Scams
Taxi licensing
Underage sales and
Water supplies.

PPP
Bracknell Forest
West Berkshire
Wokingham