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Committees

Full Council

Full Council meetings take place every month and are where the most important decisions are made.

These meetings are attended by every member of the Council.

Asset, Inclusion and Development Committee

The AID Committee looks at how to improve assets within Lowestoft.

The members of this Committee are: Bob Breakspear (Chair), Wendy Brooks, Colin Butler (Deputy Chair), Paul Page, Andy Pearce and John Pitts 

Climate Emergency Committee

The Climate Emergency Committee has been set up as part of the Council’s response to declaring a climate emergency and all responsibilities are focused on determining achievable changes to the Council’s activities as far as is practicable and proportionate

The members of this Committee are: Sonia Barker, Wendy Brooks, Peter Lang, Paul Page (Deputy Chair), Andy Pearce and David Youngman (Chair)

Community Safety Committee

The Community Safety Committee explore options for community safety on Lowestoft Town Council land. 

The members of this Committee are: Wendy Brooks, Peter Lang (Chair), Paul Page, Graham Parker and Andy Pearce

Finance and Governance Committee

The Finance and Governance Committee is responsible for the finances and policies of the Council.

The members of this Committee are: Sonia Barker, Nasima Begum (Deputy Chair), Wendy Brooks, Alan Green, Paul Page, Graham Parker, Keith Patience, Andy Pearce (Chair) and Alice Taylor

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee looks at matters relating to Council staff.

The members of this committee are: Sonia Barker (Chair), Wendy Brooks, Amanda Frost, Graham Parker, Keith Patience, Andy Pearce and Alice Taylor

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee considers and comments on local planning applications to the local planning authority.

The members of this Committee are: Wendy Brooks, Peter Knight (Chair), Peter Lang, Andy Pearce and Alice Taylor (Deputy Chair)

Allotments Sub-Committee

The Allotments Sub-Committee considers matters affecting the Town Council's allotments sites.

The members of the Sub-Committee are: Wendy Brooks, Alan Green and Andy Pearce.

Budget and Loan Sub-Committee

The Budget and Loan Sub-Committee is responsible for drafting the Town Council's annual budget.

The members of this Sub-Committee are: Nasima Begum, Wendy Brooks (Chair), Alan Green, Graham Parker (Deputy Chair) and Andy Pearce

Events and Communications Sub-Committee

The Events and Communications Sub-Committee looks at the events held by the Town Council and other organisations and at community engagement.

The members of this Sub-Committee are: Sonia Barker (Chair), Wendy Brooks, Andy Pearce and John Pitts (Deputy Chair) 

Normanston Park Tenancy Arrangements Sub-Committee

The members of this Sub-Committee are: Keith Patience and Andy Pearce

Parks and Open Spaces Sub-Committee

The Parks and Open Spaces Sub-Committee looks at all of the open spaces owned by the Town Council and how to maintain and improve these areas.

The members of this Sub-Committee are: Sonia Barker, Bob Breakspear, Wendy Brooks, Andy Pearce and John Pitts

Standing Orders and Policies Sub-Committee

The Standing Orders and Policies Sub-Committee is responsible for reviewing the Town Council's Standing Orders and policies.

The members of this Sub-Committee are: Sonia Barker, Peter Lang, Paul Page, Andy Pearce and David Youngman

Denes Oval Working Group 

The members of this Working Group are: Wendy Brooks, Paul Page, Andy Pearce and John Pitts

Neighbourhood Development Plan Working Group

The Neighbourhood Development Plan Working Group is responsible for drafting the Neighbourhood Plan for Lowestoft.

The members of this Working Group are: Colin Butler and Alice Taylor.

Norse Contract Working Group

The Norse Contract Working Group is reviewing the contract and Key Performance Indicators that we have with contractors.

The members of this Working Group are: Nasima Begum, Wendy Brooks, Alan Green, Graham Parker and Andy Pearce.

Outdoor Fitness Equipment Working Group

The members of this Working Group are: Bob Breakspear, Keith Patience, Andy Pearce and John Pitts.

Toilet Strategy Working Group

The Toilet Strategy Working Group looks at maintaining and improving the toilets owned by the Town Council.

The members of this Working Group are: Wendy Brooks, Colin Butler and Andy Pearce.

Triangle Market Working Group

The Triangle Market Working Group are looking at establishing a reoccurring market at the Triangle Market.

The members of this Working Group are: Wendy Brooks, Keith Patience, Graham Parker and Andy Pearce. 

Outside Bodies

The list of Councillor representation to outside bodies can be viewed here