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Committees and Panels

English Heritage has three non-executive committees that advise staff and the Commission on specific strategy, policy and casework matters. There are also five committees to help manage internal business. English Heritage has established six non-executive panels to advise staff on policy and practice in specialist fields.

For more information and for copies of minutes and other related documents, click on the title of the required committee or panel in the left-hand menu. Please note that minutes are not available until they have been approved by the relevant committee or panel. If you have any queries, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Advisory Committees

 The following three committees advise staff and Commission on strategy, policy and casework:  

  • English Heritage Advisory Committee
    Offers expert advice to staff and the Commission upon the exercise of English Heritage's functions under the National Heritage Act 1983, and other relevant legislation, in particular on policy matters and casework (excluding London) where it is novel, contentious or sets a precedent.
  • London Advisory Committee
    Offers expert advice to staff and the Commission upon the exercise of English Heritage's functions under the National Heritage Act 1983, and other relevant legislation, relating to individual buildings, monuments, conservation areas, parks and gardens in London and in particular policy matters and casework where it is novel, contentious or sets a precedent.
  • Designation Review Committee
    Advises Commission and staff on complex, contentious and high profile designation review cases passed to English Heritage from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Business Committees

The following four committees help advise on internal English Heritage business:

  • Appointments Committee
  • Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
  • Business and Finance Committee  
  • Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
  • English Heritage Trading Limited (EHTL)

Advisory Panels

There are six non-executive panels to advise staff on policy and practice in specialist fields:

  • Battlefields Panel
  • Blue Plaques Panel
  • Estates Peer Review Panel
  • Historic Parks and Gardens Panel
  • Historic Wrecks Panel
  • Industrial Archaeology Panel

English Heritage also has administrative responsibility for:

Places of Worship Forum
A non-denominational forum for those pursuing the conservation and sustainable future of historic places of worship.

Urban Panel
The Urban Panel provides expertise to help local authorities, development agencies and others to engage in major regeneration of historic towns and cities.

CONTACT

Vida Cody
Commission Secretariat Manager
National Advice & Information: Governance and Legal
t: 020 7973 3364

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