Your Councillors: Roles and Responsibilities

Bardwell Parish Council has 7 Councillors.
Elections are held every 4 years.
The next election will be held May 2019

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Chairman: David Ruffles : Elected to post as Chairman May 2018 01359 253525

Andrew Smith (Vice Chairman) : 07801 661944 Re-elected May 2015 as Councillor
Representative to Tithe Barn Committee
PC Representative to Community Field Steering Group

John Babraff : 01359 250084 Re-elected May 2015;
Member of Community Field Steering Group on behalf of BPFA - Special interest in play equipment

Peter Sanderson : 01359  251442 Re-elected May 2015 as Councillor;
PC Representative to BPFA (Cllr Sanderson is also Chairman of BPFA);
BPFA representative to Community Field

Tony Stokes : Co-opted 2 June 2015 tel: 01359 268174
PC Representative to Bardwell Charity Trustees
(Tenure is for a period of 4 years as per the Bardwell Charity Trustees Constitution); 
Representative to the Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC)

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;
PC representative to BPFA;
Community Speedwatch Volunteer
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, (Cllr) 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
    Minutes Secretary/Finance - Community Field Steering Group - Pauline Smith
    Website and Twitter admin (PC and Community Field) - Pauline Smith

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



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