Decision details

Public Protection Shared Service

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose: To agree the business plan and the implementation of a new Public Protection Shared Service (to replace the existing Environmental Health, Licensing and Trading Standards Shared Service agreement) to commence January 2017



1)        Wokingham Borough Council enter into a shared service arrangement for the delivery of Public Protection services with Bracknell Forest Council and  West Berkshire Council (host) commencing January 2017;


2)        the Borough Solicitor, in consultation with the Director of Resources and Executive Member for Resident Services, be delegated authority to finalise Inter Authority Agreement between the three Councils;


3)        WBC Executive functions in respect of public protection be delegated to the Joint Committee with West Berkshire Council (host) and Bracknell Forest Council through the Public Protection Partnership (PPP) and to enable the joint Committee to further delegate the operational functions to the managers of the shared service.


4)        the fees and charges (based on a cost recovery basis) for the Public Protection Shared Services, as set out in Appendix 3 to the report, be agreed. 


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC899

Contact: Clare Lawrence Email: Tel: 0118 974 6444.

Report author: Clare Lawrence

Publication date: 24/11/2016

Date of decision: 24/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 24/11/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 03/12/2016

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