Committees

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

The make up of the committees is as follows:

CommitteeCouncillors
Finance & General PurposesCllr Richard Marsh
Cllr David Silsby
Cllr Linda Verner
EnvironmentCllr Marigold Jaques
Cllr Dorothy Le-Cornu
Cllr Marie Fenner
Cllr Ivor McArdle
Cllr Richard Hanks
Planning/Neighbourhood Development PlanCllr Peter Adams
Cllr Richard Marsh
Cllr Ivor McArdle
Cllr David Silsby

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.

BodyCouncillor
Acland Hall CommitteeCllr David Silsby
Berkshire Association of Local CouncilsCllr Ivor McArdle
Thatcham Flood ForumAs required
West Berkshire District ConferenceCllr Marie Fenner
Cllr Marigold Jaques