At the coal face

Who does what…..

This tells you what roles your district ward councillors Neil Gregory and Richard Pavitt play in the various committees and working groups of the council.

Where indicated as a ‘Reserve’ member this means they can be called upon when there is a requirement to ensure a minimum number of members in attendance. For PLANNING and STANDARDS specialised training is provided to members.

COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL:

• PLANNING COMMITTEE

The Planning Committee has the power to make decisions on planning applications.

Richard Pavitt, member

Neil Gregory, reserve member

Richard & Neil also sit on the Stansted Planning Workshop which is examining the application made by Stansted Airport to expand its passenger throughput to 43 million per annum.

• SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

The Scrutiny Committee meets the Council’s legal obligation to monitor and scrutinise decisions of the executive.

Neil Gregory, Chairman

Richard Pavitt, reserve member

• STANDARDS COMMITTEE

The Standards Committee encourages and maintains high standards of conduct by the members of the authority, including town and parish councillors in the district.

Neil Gregory, member

Richard Pavitt, reserve member

WORKING GROUPS:

• ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE WORKING GROUP

Richard Pavitt

• GOVERNANCE REVIEW WORKING GROUP

Neil Gregory

• INVESTMENT BOARD

Richard Pavitt

• MUSEUM MANAGEMENT WORKING GROUP

Neil Gregory

• PLANNING POLICY WORKING GROUP

Richard Pavitt

OTHERS:

In anticipation of progressing the Uttlesford Local Plan the council has set up the GARDEN COMMUNITIES DELIVERY MEMBERS GOVERNANCE BOARD and the NUGC DELIVERY BOARD. Richard Pavitt sits on both these boards to provide residents of the ward with a representative voice.

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