Decision details

Appointment of Heritage Champion

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder - Sustainable Economic Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report Sets out the need for a Heritage Champion and the role they play in supporting the protection of the historic environment.


AGREED to appoint Councillor Andy Freeman, Chairman of the Planning Committee as the Heritage Champion.


Reasons for the decision:

The Heritage Champion contributes toward assisting with:

·       Continuing to maintain the high standard of cleanliness and appearance of the local environment; and

·       Improving the health and wellbeing of local residents


Alternative options considered:

Not to appoint a Heritage Champion preventing the opportunity for the Champion to become a figurehead and voice for the historic environment.

Publication date: 18/09/2023

Date of decision: 18/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

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