WYRE FOREST DISTRICT COUNCIL
Annual Report and review 2020/2021
Name of Member: Councillor Ian Hardiman
Ward: Wyre Forest Rural
Section1: Attendance at Council / Committee and Sub-Committee meetings
Name of Committee No. of meetings held during the year No. of meetings attended
Council 6 6
Licensing & Environmental 1 1
Licensing & Environmental Sub Committee 1 1
Members Forum 3 3
Ethics & Standards 1 1
Strategic Review Panel 3 3
The calendar of meetings is agreed at the beginning of each municipal year. Occasionally the need arises for additional meetings to be arranged at short notice which not all Members are able to attend due to previous commitments. The table shows only the meetings in the agreed municipal calendar: additional meetings are ignored.
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: Mandatory Training Completed
Training Activity Date Attended
Planning Update** 14/10/20
Audit & Introductory Treasury Management ** 02/02/21
Cyber Security Awareness 03/11/20
Human Library -
** Required to sit on the Committee
No of modules completed Additional e-learning
No of modules completed
Section 3: 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 local residents' meetings within my ward when invited; together with my two Ward Colleagues. I arrange information/fact gathering meetings for topical issues. I also attend Friends Groups' and Charitable Groups' events.
Section 4: 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 of the Opposition Group within the District Council. I am always available to help all residents not only within my ward but within Wyre Forest District. I provide news and updates for constituents on social media.
Section 5: Supplementary Information
I am an active person who enjoys walking and meeting people. I am a registered volunteer for Guide Dogs for the Blind; I assist with puppy training/walking. I enjoy watching Rugby and football and support Samurai Judo Club with competition assistance. I also play guitar in a local dance band.