Brickendon Liberty Parish Council is non-party political and is actively involved in maintaining and developing the environment as a pleasant place to live, work and visit. As the first tier of government it has an important part to play in local democracy.
The council usually meets on the 4th Thursday of alternate months in Fanshaws Room (the village hall). All meetings are open to the public, and electors are welcome to put questions to the council or make comments at the beginning of each meeting.
Forthcoming meetings will be 25 March, 27 May, 22 July, 23 September, 25 November.
The Annual Parish Meeting (a meeting of the parishioners, not a council meeting) due to be held on 11 June has had to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis.
The council comprises five elected members:
|Chair:||Cllr Tony Roberts, 01992 511035|
|Vice chair:||Cllr Julia Camp, 01992 462729|
|Councillors:||Cllr Philip Cosford, 01992 511207|
|Cllr Hannah O'Donnell, 01992 503630|
|Cllr Alastair Whitaker, 07775 625181|
|Clerk to the Council:||Laura Brooks-Payne, 07803 906291|
|PO Box 81, KNEBWORTH, SG3 6YZ|
Register of Interests
In accordance with the Localism Act 2011 all local authorities had to adopt a new Code of Conduct based on the seven Nolan Principles of conduct in public life; selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
Within twenty eight days of taking office members are required of submit a Register of Interests disclosing pecuniary and other non-pecuniary interests which must be published. Failure to do so is a criminal offence.
The Monitoring Officer of East Herts District Council is responsible for establishing and maintaining the Register.
Freedom of Information / Transparency
- Agenda: the agenda for the next meeting will be posted on the home page a week before the meeting
- Minutes and other transparency documents
- Website accessibility statement
- Powers and duties of a parish council
- Freedom of Information Act publication scheme
- FOI information guide
Representatives at Higher Tiers of Government
East Herts District Council, 01279 655261 eastherts.gov.uk | Hertford Heath ward: Charlie Rowley (Conservative)
Hertfordshire County Council, 01438 737555 hertfordshire.gov.uk | Ware South division: Jonathan Kaye (Conservative)
Member of Parliament (Hertford & Stortford constituency): Julie Marson juliemarson.org.uk (Conservative)