Committee details

Policy Committee

Purpose of committee

The Policy Committee is responsible for functions including:


-       Oversight of strategy, policy and budget

-       All services in the Chief Executive’s Office and Resources Directorate

-       Voluntary sector grants

-       Economic development and regeneration

-       Corporate land, buildings and assets – including where the Council is Trustee

-       Overview of service performance and improvement across all Council services

-       Partnerships including the LEP, Reading UK CIC, City Deal

-       Decisions cutting across service committee areas

-       Urgent decisions on all functions of the authority, including on behalf of other Committees

-       Shareholder function for Council-owned companies

The full terms of reference can be found in Article 7 of the Council’s Constitution:

Constitution of the council - Reading Borough Council


Contact information

Support officer: Simon Hill - Committee Services Email: ( 0118 9372303

Phone: 0118 9372303