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Information about Joint Waste Committee

Establishment of the Joint Waste Committee

The Joint Waste Committee is made up of elected Member representatives from the Cabinets of each of the following authorities: Eastbourne Borough Council; East Sussex County Council; Hastings Borough Council; Lewes District Council; Rother District Council and Wealden District Council.

Councillors appointed to the Joint Waste Committee

Eastbourne Borough

East Sussex County Council


Lewes District Council

Rother District Council

Wealden District

Jonathan Dow and Colin Swansborough

(Sub: Alan Shuttleworth / David Tutt)

Claire Dowling 
(Sub: David Elkin)

Peter Chowney and 
Colin Fitzgerald (Chairman 2018/19)

(Sub: Appointed when required)

Julie Carr *

(Sub: Johnny Denis)*

Kathryn Field and Susan Prochak

(Sub: Charles Clark / Mrs Deirdre Earl-Williams)

Roy Galley and
Robert Standley

(Sub: Ray Cade / Philip Lunn)

(* Co-opted without voting rights).

Objectives of the Joint Waste Committee

These authorities have established the Joint Waste Committee with the intention of facilitating the authorities in working together to improve the quality and effectiveness of the discharge of their waste collection functions under the relevant provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.


The Joint Waste Committee will also facilitate the authorities to work in partnership with East Sussex County Council as the Waste Disposal Authority to maximise integration opportunities.

Timetable of Meetings

In accordance with the Constitution of the Joint Waste Committee, it is the intention for meetings of the Committee to be hosted in rotation around the constituent authorities. The table below gives details of dates, times and venues for meetings of the Committee until the end of 2019.

Meeting Date and Time

Hosted By


Friday 26 April, 2:00pm

Eastbourne Borough Council

Town Hall, Eastbourne

Friday 27 September, 2:00pm

Hastings Borough Council

Muriel Matters House, Hastings