Long Stratton Town Council
Welcome to Long Stratton Town Council.
The Council meet on the second Monday of the month 11 times per year
(there is no August meeting). The meetings are held at the Pavilion on Manor Road at 7pm.
The opening fifteen minutes is your opportunity to have your voice heard whether it is to pass on a compliment, report a matter of concern or to have a view on an item on the agenda. Alternatively if you wish to discuss an item in more detail with your Council then please contact the Clerk.
Your council is made up of 13 Councillors, they are:
Chairman of the council: Kelly Lunness
Vice-chairman of the council: Matthew Pochin
Councillor Judith Baker
Councillor Diane Woodham
Councillor Andrew Lansdell
Councillor Susan Smith
Councillor Louise Mundford
Councillor David Willis
Councillor Helen Dickerson
Councillor Robin Ciorra
Councillor Georgina Race
Councillor Johnathan Carver
Clerk of the council
The Role of a Councillor
A councillor is a member of the council and is normally elected for a term of four years. People of any political or religious persuasion are eligible to become a councillor, although their personal views should not extend into their parish council work. A councillor is an unpaid voluntary role.
They are elected to represent the interests of the local community as a whole and promote a harmonious local environment. The number of elected councillors depends on the size of the area.
Local councils are the first tier of governance and are the first point of contact for anyone concerned with a community issue. They are democratically elected local authorities and exist in England, Wales and Scotland. The term ‘local council’ is synonymous with ‘parish council’, ‘town council’ and ‘community council’.