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


Contact information

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

Phone: 0118 9372303