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Central Bedfordshire Councillor

My role as a Central Bedfordshire Councillors entails me representing the residents of the Ampthill Ward (comprising Ampthill, Clophill and Maulden). I am one of three councillors that represents the area. I do not represent any political party and am one of five Independent Councillors on the Council. There are 59 Councillors of which 48 are Conservative, 5 Independents, 4 Liberal Democrats, 1 Independent Liberal Democrat and 1 Labour. 

My role entails:

  • Representing the Residents of the Ampthill Ward
  • Helping Residents with their queries
  • Scrutinising the decisions of the ruling party (Conservatives) at Full Council Meetings, by questioning their executive members
  • Being a member of the Central Beds Social Care, Health and Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee
  • Being a member of the the Wixams Joint Development Control Committee

Please feel free to contact me relating to any of the areas that Central Beds Council covers, namely:

  • Children's Services
  • Community Safety
  • Economic Development
  • Education/Schools
  • Development Control/Planning Issues
  • Fostering and Adoption
  • Highways
  • Housing
  • Leisure Services
  • Licensing
  • Refuse Collection
  • Safeguarding
  • Social Care
  • Tourism
  • Transport

The Central Beds Website enables you to access more and more services online. You may wish to avail yourself of some of these services include:

  • Reporting Pot Holes - you can report and keep track of reported pot holes. Alternatively report them to me & I'll report them
  • Viewing & Comment on Current Planning Applications - you can view and comment on current planning application. Most applications are dealt with under delegated authority y officers but your Central Beds Councillors can ask for applications to be heard by committee if their a legitimate planning concerns

 

Ampthill Town Councillor

My role as an Ampthill Councillor entails me representing the residents of Ampthill. I am one of 12 Town Councillors and am the longest serving councillor having been co-opted in 1997. I was the Mayor of Ampthill from 2005 to 2006. 

My role entails:

  • Representing the Residents of Ampthill on the Town Council
  • Helping Residents with their queries.
  • Being a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Being a member of the Parks Committee
  • Being a member of the Town Council Youth Committee
  • Being a member of the Around the Pump Newsletter Editorial Committee

Please feel free to contact me relating to any of the areas that Ampthill Town Council covers, namely:

  • Allotments
  • Ampthill Park
  • Bus Shelters
  • Car Parks
  • Cemetery
  • Christmas Lights
  • Coopers Hill (also known as the Firs)
  • Flower Baskets
  • Grass Cutting (including 101 Roundabout)
  • Kings Arms Path Gardens
  • Market (Charter)
  • Market Square
  • Public Toilets
  • Public Hall (The Nottingham Rooms)
  • Road Verges
  • Street Lighting
  • Verne Drive Public Open Space

If you have any queries relating to any of the above matters feel free to contact me at:

I will try my best to answer your queries and if not I'm sure to know someone that can!