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Hub Committee

Hub Committee is a group of elected Councillors at West Devon Borough Council. Each member of Hub Committee has a specific area of responsibility to lead on.

Hub Committee meetings are live streamed on the internet. You can watch the proceedings live on our Engagement Portal.

Who are the Councillors on Hub Committee?

Currently the following Councillors are members of Hub Committee

Cllr Neil Jory,
Conservative

Cllr Neil Jory

Leader of the Council

Chair of the Hub Committee
Responsibilities
  • Oversees eight Hub Advisory groups
  • Receives regular progress updates
  • Produces Hub Forward Plan
  • Delivers targets with the adopted "Plan for West Devon - three year focus"

Contact Cllr Jory

Cllr Ric Cheadle,
Independent

Cllr Ric Cheadle

Deputy Leader of the Council

Vice Chair of Hub Committee
Responsibilities
  • Internal and External Communications
  • Call Centre
  • Council Website
  • Accessibility for Services
  • Freedom of Information

Contact Cllr Cheadle

Cllr Peter Crozier,
Conservative

Cllr Peter Crozier
Lead Member - Economy
Responsibilities
  • Business and Farming links
  • Town Centre Support
  • Commercial Property
  • Business Rates
  • Assets

Contact Cllr Crozier

Cllr Lyn Daniel,
Green Party

Cllr Lyn Daniel
Lead Member - Natural Environment
Responsibilities
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity
  • Active Travel
  • Trees
  • Joint Local Plan (Natural Environment)
  • Links with National Park and AONB
  • Fly tipping

Contact Cllr Daniel

Cllr Chris Edmonds,
Conservative

Cllr Chris Edmonds
Lead Member - Resources & Performance
Responsibilities
  • Council Tax
  • Internal Audit
  • GDPR
  • Commissioning
  • IT Systems

Contact Cllr Edmonds

Cllr Tony Leech,
Independent

Cllr Tony Leech
Lead Member - Leisure, Health and Wellbeing
Responsibilities
  • Leisure Centres
  • Environmental Health
  • Pest Control
  • Food Hygiene
  • Links to NHS and surgeries

Contact Cllr Leech

Cllr Caroline Mott,
Conservative

Cllr Caroline Mott
Lead Member - Built Environment
Responsibilities
  • Joint Local Plan (Built Environment)
  • Placemaking
  • Planning
  • Licensing and Enforcement
  • Heritage

Contact Cllr Mott

Cllr Terry Pearce,
Independent

Cllr Terry Pearce
Lead Member - Communities
Responsibilities
  • Localities
  • Community Grants
  • Car Parks
  • Gardens and Playspaces
  • Events

Contact Cllr Pearce

Cllr Barry Ratcliffe,
Independent

Cllr Barry Ratcliffe
Lead Member - Housing
Responsibilities
  • Community Housing
  • Affordable Housing
  • Housing Benefits
  • Housing Grants and Loans
  • Links with Housing Associations

Contact Cllr Ratcliffe

The Leader of the Council is also the Chairman of the Hub Committee and the Deputy Leader of Council is the Vice Chairman. The Leader, Deputy Leader and remaining Hub Committee Members are appointed annually by Full Council.

See minutes and agendas from Hub Committee here.

Hub Committee meetings are open to the public. If you would like to ask a question or speak at the meeting, please see this page for details about the procedure.


Hub Committee Forward Plan

The Forward Plan provides indicative dates for matters to be considered by the Hub Committee. You can read more about the Forward Plan here.

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