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The Worshipful Company of Horners

The Various Committees of the Horners Company

THE GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE

This Committee consists of the Master and Wardens, two Past Masters appointed by the Past Masters and three Assistants appointed by the Court, and is attended by the Clerk & Treasurer. The other committees of the Company report to the General Purposes Committee which is the executive committee of the Company that consider matters placed before them, make decisions,  and place their recommendations before the Court for approval.

THE POLYMER COMMITTEE

This Committee consists of the Master and Wardens, the Chairmen of the Horners Awards Committee, the Educational Charity Committee, the Director General of the British Plastics Federation and other Court Members, Liverymen or Freemen connected to the plastics industry and who change periodically.

This Committee considers all matters relating to the Company’s involvement in the polymer/plastics industry which include the various awards and the annual Ralph Anderson lecture, the annual lecture on aspects relating to the polymer/plastics industry.

THE AWARDS COMMITTEE

Chaired by a Court Member or Liveryman nominated by the Polymer Committee. The Horners Awards Committee also includes the Director General of the British Plastics Federation and two of its members together with the Master and two Liverymen.

Their role is to oversee all of the Design Award Programmes this includes encouraging suitable entrants to the Awards, organising the judging panels to select the winners in each category.

THE COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

This Committee includes the Master & his Wardens, the Editor of the Horn Blower, the Website Editor, the Media co-ordinator and Liverymen co-opted as required. It is responsible for the Livery’s communications to both its members and the outside world.

THE HERITAGE COMMITTEE.

Chaired by a past Master, it consists of the Master and Wardens, our Keeper of  Horn,  our Honorary Archivist and other co-opted Liverymen or Freemen. This Committee is responsible for all aspects of our heritage including our extensive collection of Horn artefacts, our Archives, Regalia and other similar matters.

THE LIVERY COMMITTEE

Chaired by a Court Assistant, this Committee consists of up to eighteen Liverymen or Freemen who are not on the Court. They act as a sounding board to consider the many matters relating to the Horners and make recommendations to the General Purposes Committee. It is an excellent way for Liverymen or Freemen to become more involved with the Company.

The General Charitable Committee
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The Education Charitable Committee
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