Councillors’ Register of Interests

The law requires (Local Government Act 2000) all members and co-opted members of district and parish councils are to complete a Register of Interests form to register their financial and other interests. A Register of Interests form must be completed within 28 days of being elected.

The register of interests includes:

  • Details of any employment or business carried on by them.
  • The name of their employer.
  • Details of people who have paid towards election expenses.
  • Contracts between themselves/their firm and the Council.
  • Interests in any land in the area; details of any directorships.

View Councillors’ Register of Interests

It is the responsibility of each individual councillor to ensure that their registry entry with Torridge and District Council is always complete, up to date and accurate.

Follow this link to access the parish council contacts register on the Torridge District Council website. Or click on a specific councillor’s name below to see their existing register of interests.

Bernard Hardwicke

Caroline Lewis

James White

Graham White

Paul Matthews

Helen Bolton

Liz Meaney

Gill Ross

Follow this link to see the Guide for Councillors regarding openness and transparency regarding personal interests.

Each councillor must register their interests within 28 days of taking office, and they are obliged by law to keep their statutory register up to date and to inform the council’s Monitoring Officer of any changes within 28 days of the change occurring.