Local Councillors are elected by the community to decide how the Council should carry out its various activities. They represent public interest as well as individuals living within the ward in which he or she has been elected to serve a term of office.
They have regular contact with the general public through Council meetings or individual contact.
Councillors are not paid a salary for their work, but they do receive allowances. By law, all members of the Council are required to complete a declaration of interest form.
To find your Councillor please use the below links:
Chair Internal Overview & Scrutiny, Lead Member for Planning & Development
Lead Member for Democratic Services, Deputy Group Leader
Chair Audit & Governance, Lead Member for Health & Wellbeing
Monkleigh & Littleham
Vice Chair External Overview & Scrutiny
Shebbear & Langtree
Deputy Leader Of The Council, Chair Community & Resources, Lead Member for Customer Services & Internal Resources
Vice Chair Internal Overview & Scrutiny, Lead Member for the Environment
Chair Plans Committee
Deputy Group Leader
Lead Member for the Economy