Pub Protection Officer
John Anderson & Ray London
The Pub Protection Officer is the branch lead in the campaigning to keep pubs from change or closure? Their activities include: Gathering information on any likely threats to pubs within the Branch area and assist local campaigns to protect these pubs; Keeping abreast of local Council policies which concern pubs e.g. on planning, conservation and assets of community value; Working with the Public Affairs Officer to lobby local Councils to adopt planning and other policies which give greater protection to pubs; Identifying pubs which could benefit from Asset of Community Value (ACV) status and then co-ordinating the application process; Remaining aware of local pubs with interiors of heritage interest and taking necessary steps both to protect and promote interest in these pubs.