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Councillor Peter Watson

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Councillor Peter Watson
03 May 2007
First Elected
03 May 2007
The Cottage
DE73 7HW
Telephone No:
01332 862301
Mobile Telephone No:
07968 262990

I am a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.  Since I was elected to the Aston Ward in 2007, I have used my professional knowledge and experience gained from my career, business and working life for the benefit of the community of South Derbyshire in the building of a better environment.

I was Chair of Environmental & Development Services when The Local Plan was adopted which now provides the policies for the social and economic development of the District for the next 20 years. My aim is to improve and build 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 60 years. It is a beautiful County with outstanding natural beauty as well as a fascinating industrial and archæological heritage with the 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 more attractive, cleaner, happier, safer and more prosperous place in which to play, work and live.


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Election History

Thu 3 May 2007  

Party Representation History

ConservativeThu 3 May 2007

Ward Representation History

AstonFri 4 May 2007

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
29 May 201529 May 2015
10 May 201810 May 2018
06 June 201910 June 2019
25 May 202305 June 2023

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 12 of 20.
Council24 May 2007 
Development Control Committee31 July 2007 
Development Control Committee21 August 2007Left the Meeting for this item
Council08 November 2007 
Council24 January 2008 
Council03 July 2008Left the Meeting for this item
Development Control Committee21 April 2009Left the Meeting for this item
Council21 January 2010 
Council01 March 2010Left the Meeting
Council20 January 2011 
Council28 February 2011 
Council14 April 2011 
Tue, 29 Oct 2019Section 106 Agreement Training 
Mon, 5 Aug 2019Corporate Plan Workshop 
Thu, 6 Dec 2018Finance Briefing/Training 
Tue, 10 Jul 2018Planning 
Thu, 21 Jun 2018Licensing 
Mon, 31 Jul 2017Licensing 
Tue, 11 Jul 2017Planning 
Thu, 9 Feb 2017DBS Disclosures 
Mon, 4 Jul 2016Licensing 
Tue, 21 Jun 2016Treasury Management  
Wed, 15 Jun 2016Planning  
Thu, 17 Dec 2015Emergency Planning 
Tue, 18 Aug 2015Section106 / Planning 
Tue, 9 Jun 2015Social Media 
Wed, 3 Jun 2015Finance 
Mon, 1 Jun 2015Licensing 
Wed, 27 May 2015Planning 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances24 
Present as expected2396%
Apologies received1100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

Attendance Details