Venue: via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Nicky Simpson - Committee Services  Email:


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Welcome pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Introductions, Apologies and Terms of Reference


The Reading COVID-19 Outbreak Engagement Board was established by the Policy Committee on 3 August 2020. Further information and the Board’s Terms of Reference are set out at:



Questions from Members of the Public pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Consideration of formally submitted questions from members of the public under Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Board’s Powers & Duties, which have been submitted in writing and received by the Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

Additional documents:


Local Covid-19 Data Update

David Munday, Consultant in Public Health, will give an update at the meeting.


Local Covid-19 Outbreak Control Plan Communications Update

Niki Barton, Strategic Communications Manager, will give an overview of communication plans and activities to prevent and respond to local outbreaks.


Recent Covid-19 Outbreaks - Lessons Learned (Standing Item)


COVID-19 Impacts on Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities: How This Informs Our Local Planning

Yasmine Illsley, Public Health Programme Officer, will present information at the meeting on COVID-19 impacts on Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities and how this informs our local planning.


Local Outbreak Control Plan Development

David Munday, Consultant in Public Health, will give an update on the development of Reading’s Outbreak Control Plan. 

The executive summary of the Plan can be seen here:


Dates of Future Meetings