Council & democracy

Councillor Peter Watson

Councillor Peter Watson
03 May 2007
03 May 2007
The Cottage
DE73 7HW
01332 862301

I am a Chartered Civil Engineer and have used my knowledge and experience for the benefit of the community of South Derbyshire in the building of a better environment since I was elected for the Aston Ward in 2007.

As Chair of Environmental & Development Services I look forward to the adoption of the Local Plan which will provide the policies for the social and economic development of the District for the next 20 years. My aim is for new houses, schools, medical services and industry to meet the demands of our increasing population.  I will seek a commitment from developers to build affordable homes on their sites for young people and those living alone.

Derbyshire has been my adopted home for more than 50 years. It is a beautiful County with outstanding natural beauty as well as having fascinating industrial and archaeological heritage with Swarkestone Bridge and Causeway being unique. I am passionate about its preservation and will campaign for an alternative route to ensure its survival.

I look forward to making South Derbyshire a happier, safer and more prosperous place in which to play, work and live.


Election History

Thu 3 May 2007  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 3 May 2007

Ward Representation History

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Community Partnership Grant Panel Member17 May 2018
Council Member17 May 2018
Environmental and Development Services Committee Substitute17 May 2018
Finance and Management Committee Member17 May 2018
Heritage Grants Sub-Committee Substitute17 May 2018

Past Committee Memberships

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Licensing and Appeals Sub-Committee Member18 May 201717 May 2018
Planning Committee Member18 May 201717 May 2018
Joint Consultative Committee Substitute18 May 201717 May 2018
Safer Neighbourhood Area 3 North East and Melbourne Area Forum Member18 May 201717 May 2018
Community Partnership Grant Panel Member18 May 201717 May 2018

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
29 May 201529 May 2015 View
10 May 201810 May 2018 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
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Council24 May 2007  View
Development Control Committee31 July 2007  View
Development Control Committee21 August 2007Left the Meeting for this item View
Council08 November 2007  View
Council24 January 2008  View
Council03 July 2008Left the Meeting for this item View
Development Control Committee21 April 2009Left the Meeting for this item View
Council21 January 2010  View
Council01 March 2010Left the Meeting View
Council20 January 2011  View
Council28 February 2011  View
Council14 April 2011  View
Thu, 17 Dec 2015Emergency Planning 
Tue, 18 Aug 2015Section106 / Planning 
Wed, 3 Jun 2015Finance 
Mon, 1 Jun 2015Licensing 
Wed, 27 May 2015Planning 
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