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Councillor Ben Stuart

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Councillor Ben Stuart
Elected:
04 May 2023
First Elected
04 May 2023
Party:
Labour
Ward:
Church Gresley
Address:
78 Princess Street
Castle Gresley
Swadlincote
DE11 9LA
Telephone No:
01283210885
Mobile Telephone No:
07825 898337
Biography:

I am very proud to have been elected as councillor for Church Gresley ward.  I have lived in the ward for over 20 years and have brought up a young family.

Although originally from North Yorkshire, I’ve felt very settled in South Derbyshire and like to contribute to the community that has made me feel so welcome.  I have a good relationship with several other community leaders in the area and am a passionate custodian of the local sections of the National Cycle Network as a volunteer ranger.  My wife has been a school governor in the ward for many years and also runs a Brownie Unit locally at which I’m a unit helper.  My children have been active members of their school communities and also within Girlguiding and are keen dancers.

I want to share my positive experiences and ensure that current and future generations can benefit from these.  I aim to be approachable and work hard within Council and ensure the voice of our residents is heard in the chamber via the contact details shown, at a forthcoming surgery and around the ward.

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Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 4 May 2023  

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
LabourThu 4 May 2023

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
Church GresleyThu 4 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
14 May 202317 May 2023

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
DateTitleNotes
Wed, 7 Feb 2024Health and Safety Awareness 
Wed, 3 Jan 2024Local Government Finance Training 
Wed, 13 Dec 2023Financial Sustainability Workshop 2 
Thu, 7 Dec 2023Member Code of Conduct 
Tue, 21 Nov 2023Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) TrainingInternal
Mon, 25 Sep 2023GDPRInternal
Wed, 20 Sep 2023Financial Sustainability Workshop 1Internal
Wed, 2 Aug 2023FinanceInternal
Thu, 15 Jun 2023SafeguardingInternal
Tue, 13 Jun 2023Overview of Committee and Council Procedure RulesInternal
Wed, 7 Jun 2023Mental Health AwarenessInternal
Wed, 31 May 2023Equality Impact AssessmentInternal
Wed, 24 May 2023Equality, Diversity and InclusionInternal
Tue, 23 May 2023FinanceInternal
Mon, 22 May 2023PlanningInternal
Tue, 16 May 2023Social MediaInternal
Thu, 11 May 2023Introduction to the Service Delivery DirectorateInternal
Thu, 11 May 2023ICT InductionInternal
Tue, 9 May 2023Member InductionInternal
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There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances19 
Present as expected1895%
Absent15%
Apologies received1100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)1 

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