Issue details

Overview and Scrutiny Review of Integrated Enforcement

To consider the recommendations from the review into Integrated Enforcement. The review will explore alternative service delivery models for enforcement which can consistently and effectively improve enforcement services in Bracknell Forest, but also be flexible enough to respond to emerging concerns.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/02/2022

Decision due: 19 Jul 2022 by Executive

Lead member: Councillor John Porter, Chair of Licensing and Safety Committee and Communities and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Panel john.porter@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Lead director: Executive Director: Delivery

Department: Delivery

Contact: Joey Gurney, Governance and Scrutiny Officer Email: joey.gurney@bracknell-forest.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Mapping exercise; desk top analysis, interviews, evidence gathering sessions.

Consultees

- Carrying out a mapping exercise to establish which officers in the Council currently have enforcement responsibilities, for example car park enforcement, licensing, environmental health, community safety, Planning Enforcement,
- Interviewing good practice within other local authorities,
- Interviewing representatives from various departments within the Council, the Parish and Town Councils and Thames Valley Police.
- Overview and Scrutiny Commission will review report

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery

Financial Impact: The review seeks to engage and influence those responsible for enforcement and explore potential avenues of different levels of integration. Any financial implications for Bracknell Forest Council arising from the recommendations will either be a) confirmed as remaining within existing approved budgets, b) fully costed or c) identified as requiring a feasibility study to be completed.

Document(s) to be considered: Integrated Enforcement Overview and Scrutiny Report