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Committees and Committee Memberships

All Councillors serve on two Committees. 
There are four Committees as indicated below.
The Mayor (Cllr Glen Lambert) and Deputy Mayor (Cllr Ken Arlett) are ex-officio members of every Committee.

Planning Committee - deals with planning applications within the town boundaries of Henley on Thames.

Cllr Ken Arlett - Chair
Cllr Mrs Jane Smewing - Vice Chair
Cllr Stefan Gawrysiak
Cllr Lorraine Hillier
Cllr Donna Crook
Cllr Sara Abey
Cllr Sam Evans
Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The Neighbourhood Plan Committee reports to this Committee

Town and Community Committee - deals with aspects affecting the Town centre and the community of Henley on Thames.

Cllr Miss Lorraine Hillier
Cllr Miss Sarah Miller
​Cllr Ken Arlett
​Cllr David Eggleton
Cllr Miss Sam Evans
Cllr Will Hamilton
Cllr David Nimmo Smith
Cllr Simon Smith
By - Election vacancy
Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The Traffic Advisory Group, Transport Strategy Group, Bus Working Group and Christmas Festival Group are Sub Committees.

Recreation and Amenities Committee - deals with aspects affecting the Town's open spaces and other amenities.

Cllr Kellie Hinton - Chair
Cllr Miss Sarah Miller - Vice Chair
Cllr Dave Eggleton
Cllr Ian Reissmann
Cllr Miss Sam Evans
Cllr Glen Lambert
Cllr David Nimmo Smith
Cllr Donna Crook
Cllr Sara Abey
Deputy Mayor (ex-officio)

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The Open and Green Spaces Sub Committee and the Henley in Bloom/Civic Pride Sub Committee report to the Recreation and Amenities Committee.

Finance Strategy and Management Committee - deals with all Financial aspects, core strategy, and other management issues.

Cllr Mrs Jane Smewing
Cllr  Ian Reissmann
Cllr Miss Sara Abey
Cllr Ken Arlett
Cllr Julian Brookes
Cllr Stefan Gawrysiak
Cllr Will Hamilton
Cllr Glen Lambert
Cllr Lorraine Hillier
Cllr By-Election vacancy

For a copy of the terms of reference for this committee please click here.
The HR & Legal Group and the Value for Money Working Group report to the Finance Strategy and Management Committee.

The following other groups are represented as follows:

Townlands Steering Group (to be updated)