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MEET YOUR COUNCILLORS

The Parish Council is made up of 12 councillors, split into four wards, see below.

The position of Chair of the Council is held by Kirsty Shanahan, the position of Vice-Chair is held by Darren Smith.

Parish Councillors are required to abide by the Code of Conduct.

The Local Government Act 2000 requires Councillors to complete a declaration of interests, and to ensure that any additions or amendments to that declaration is made within 28 days of any change to his or her interests. The Register of Interests Declaration can be viewed here.

Councillor Allowances - Elected councillors are entitled to claim a yearly allowance of £325.00. The allowance rate is set by Buckinghamshire Council. Co-opted councillors cannot claim the allowance. In 2023/24 no Councillor claimed their allowance.

Councillor Committee Attendance - For details of Councillor attendance at Parish Council and committee meetings click here for a summary and here for a breakdown by meeting.

VILLAGE WARD

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Committees:

Communities

SMVCA Management Group

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Committees:

Planning,

Communities (Chair)

 Staffing

SMVCA Management Group

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Committees:

Finance & Governance

SMVCA Management Group (Chair)

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Committees:

Neighbourhood Plan

Steering Group (Chair)

Planning

Communities

HAWKSLADE WARD

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Committees:

Finance & Governance, Communities, SMVCA Management Group and Staffing

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Committees:

Communities, and SMVCA Management Group.

Darren Smith

Committees:

Finance & Governance and Neighbourhood Plan

STOKE LEYS WARD

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Committees:

Neighbourhood Planning

and Planning (Chair)

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Committees:

Communities and Planning

STOKE GRANGE WARD

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Committees:

Communities

Santosh Kirve

Committees:

Finance & Governance (Chair)

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Committees:

Finance & Governance

Planning

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