Your Councillors: Roles and Responsibilities

Bardwell Parish Council has 7 Parish Councillors

Peter Sanderson (Chairman)  01359 251442 Re-elected May 2015
Re-elected to post as Chairman May 2016
  • PC representative to: Bardwell Playing Field Committee (Also Chairman of the BPFA)
  • BPFA representative to Community Field Steering Group

Andrew Smith (Vice Chairman) 07801 661944

Re-elected May 2015 as Councillor/Elected to post as Vice Chairman May 2016

  • Representative to Tithe Barn Committee
  • PC Representative to Community Field Steering Group

John Babraff 01359 250084 Re-elected May 2015

  • Special interest and responsibility for investigating improvements to Village Transport;
  • PC Representative to Bardwell Charity Trustees;
  • BPFA representative to Community Field Steerging Group re play area

David Ruffles 01359 253525 Newly elected May 2015

  • 2nd PC representative to BPFA wef May 2017
  • Emergency bag maintenance

Tony Stokes: Co-opted 2 June 2015 tel: 01359 268174

Ali Compton: Co-opted 2 June 2015 tel: 01359 252044

  • PC Representative Community Field Steerging Group
  • Community Speed Watch Representative and Volunteer
  • Investigating additional rights of way with SCC
Jan Tomlinson: Co-opted 1 August 2017 tel: 01359 269657
Non Parish Councillors fulfilling roles on behalf of the Parish Council
  • Emergency Resilience Team Representative :
  • Tree Officer : Barry Felton
  • Bardwell Village News Editors: Tim Cavell, Ali Compton
  • Bardwell Village News - Advertising bookings and invoicing: Pauline Smith
  • The Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Bardwell Parish Council is: Pauline Smith 01359 221934
  • Representative to the Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC): Clerk
  • Minutes Secretary/Finance - Community Field Steering Group
  • Website and Twitter admin (PC and Community Field)
  • Neighbouhood Watch ‘Caretaker’ Village Coordinator
  • Litter Picker: Maz Endicott

With the exception of the Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer (5 hours per week) and Litter-Picker who receive payment for their jobs, all other roles are voluntary positions.

Councillors are entitled to claim reimbursement of travelling expenses for attending courses and meetings