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Councillor William Dunn

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01 May 1969
First Elected
01 May 1969
I was born in Wingate in 1930, a mining village in Co. Durham. I left school aged 14 during the war to start work in the local coal mine at Wingate Grange. I married my wife, Marjorie in 1951 and moved to a new town, Peterlee. We have three sons - William (born 1952), Paul (born 1953) and Colin (born 1957). A new style Mine Deputies course was held at Peterlee College and I became qualified. However, the mine closed in 1962 and we moved to South Derbyshire, near where I worked as a Deputy at Donisthorpe Colliery. I became a local councillor at Swadlincote Urban District Council in 1969 but then suffered a serious leg injury at work in 1970 and was out of work until 1974, when South Derbyshire District Council was formed. I have been a Member of the Council since this time, during which I have held most positions including Leader, Deputy Leader and Chairman of the Housing, Environment and Planning Committees. I am currently still going strong as a backbencher after 38 years. My sons are all married and I have six grandchildren. You can contact me on the details opposite.
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Election History

Thu 1 May 1969 Tue 10 May 2011  

Party Representation History

LabourThu 1 May 1969 Tue 10 May 2011

Ward Representation History

MidwayThu 1 May 1969 Tue 10 May 2011

Current Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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04 February 201104 February 2011

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 12 of 16.
Development Control Committee13 September 2005 
Council24 May 2007 
Council08 November 2007 
Development Control Committee11 December 2007Declined to vote on this item
Council24 January 2008 
Council03 July 2008Left the Meeting for this item
Development Control Committee24 March 2009 
Development Control Committee21 April 2009Left the Meeting for this item
Housing and Community Services Committee23 April 2009Prejudicial
Development Control Committee12 May 2009 
Development Control Committee22 September 2009Left the Meeting for this item.
Council21 January 2010 
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Saturday 12th December 2009 at Stepping Forward, 70-72 Elmsleigh Drive, Midway from 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon.

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