Annual Report and review 2016/2017
Section1: Attendance at Council / Committee and Sub-Committee meetings
Name of Committee No. of meetings held during the year No. of meetings attended
Appointments & Appeals 1 1
Cabinet 9 9
Cabinet Review Group 1 1
Council 6 6
Ethics & Standards 1 1
Licensing & Environmental 3 3
Members Forum 4 4
This represents an overall attendance of 100%
Period of Extended Absence, (e.g. Maternity leave/Sick leave):
Number of meetings attended as a substitute:
Section 2: Community Involvement
In my role as a District Councillor, I attend regularly, meetings of each of the six Parish Councils within the Wyre Forest Rural ward.
I attend the Wolverley & Cookley PACT meetings
I attend the Fairfield Residents and The Rurals meetings.
As a WFDC Cabinet member, I attend Friends Groups' meetings when possible.
Section 3: Assisting Constituents
I respond quickly to residents' queries and concerns via telephone, letter, email, or personal contact.
I deliver regular newsletters to the whole of my ward and include easy contact details.
During this year, I have been Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member of the District Council which has entailed attendance at many important meetings with other councils within the County and West Midlands.
I am always available to help all residents, not only within my ward but within Wyre Forest District.
Section 4: Supplementary Information
I am an active person who enjoys walking and meeting people; I am a registered volunteer for Guide Dogs For The Blind with (together with my wife) responsibility for puppy training / walking new puppies until they are about 14 months old before they progress to specialist training in Leamington.
I enjoy watching local Rugby at Kidderminster Carolians; football at Kidderminster Harriers, and Judo.
I also play guitar in a local dance band.