The Parish Council has a number of committees that investigate particular areas of Council business. These committees report back to the full Council for decisions to be made.

The current committees are:

  • Finance & General Purposes – this committee works on financial matters, including the annual budget
  • Environment – this committee manages all the Council’s wildlife and open areas including the Children’s play areas
  • Planning/Neighbourhood Development Plan – this committee looks into planning policy matters
  • Staff – this committee handles all things relating to our employees e.g. recruitment, performance reviews etc.

The make up of the committees is as follows:

Finance & General PurposesCllr Richard Marsh
Cllr David Silsby
Cllr Linda Verner
EnvironmentCllr Marie Fenner
Cllr Ivor McArdle
Cllr Richard Hanks
Cllr Jon Wilding
Planning/Neighbourhood Development PlanCllr Richard Marsh
Cllr Ivor McArdle
Cllr Pete Murray
StaffCllr Marie Fenner
Cllr Linda Verner
Cllr Richard Marsh

Details of the Environment Committee and it’s agendas and minutes can be found here.

Representation on Outside Bodies

The Parish Council is also represented on other outside bodies.

Acland Hall CommitteeCllr David Silsby
Berkshire Association of Local CouncilsCllr Peter Adams
Thatcham Flood ForumAs required
West Berkshire District ConferenceCllr Marie Fenner & Cllr Ivor McArdle