Yaxley Parish Council

You elect Parish Councillors every four years and the Parish Council is a non-political body. Councillors have an active interest and concern for their local community. They represent local people and work in partnership with them and others when necessary. They help facilitate the provision of local services and facilities and take decisions that form the policy of the Council. Councillors are not paid are non Political and have to abide by a local government code of conduct and declare their financial interests in the parish. Councillors must also declare a personal or prejudicial interest in any matter under discussion at a parish council meetings

The job of a Parish Councillor (click right to expand)
  • To listen to local residents and represent their views.
  • To actively engage with all citizens and groups.
  • To lead the community and promote the social, economic and environmental development and sustainability of the parish.
  • To ensure equal access to parish council services.
  • To contribute actively to determining priorities, allocating resources, and ensuring council precept offers value for money.
  • To continually improve service delivery.
  • To work together with public officials such as the Police, Huntingonshire District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council to deliver local objectives.
The role of the Clerk (click right to expand)

The Clerk is one of 10 employees for the Council. We have 6 Ground Staff, one Facilities Officer, one Cleaner and a part time self employed Accountant . The Clerk is the line manager to all of the staff.

  1. The Clerk is the minute taker and carries out the instructions of the Council.
  2. The Clerk is the Proper Officer which means that she is an advisor to the Council on how to conduct business within the vast range of legislation.
  3. The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer . The role involves making sure all audit requirements are fulfilled, budgets are set and monitored, payments are only made under legal Council powers and giving the Council advice in order to set the precept.
  4. The Clerk is the general office manager and carries out all office duties with the assistance of the Assistant Clerk.
  5. The Clerk also is the bookkeeper, keeping financial records, the planning administrator, payroll administrator responsible for PAYE and NI.
  6. The Clerk is also Responsible for the website.
  7. The Clerk is also responsible for the administration of the Cemetery and burials.
  8. The Clerk has many other roles.
Rodney Butcher

Rodney Butcher

Chairman

Contact Details

Tel: 01733 243318
email:r.butcher@yaxleypc.org.uk

Mark Oliver

Mark Oliver

Vice Chairman

Contact Details

Tel: 01733 242448
email: m.oliver@yaxleypc.org.uk

Bob Doncaster

Bob Doncaster

Councillor

Contact Details

email:b.doncaster@yaxleypc.org.uk

Kevin Paul Gulson

Kevin Paul Gulson

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 01733 242397
email: k.gulson@yaxleypc.org.uk

Erica Gilchrist

Erica Gilchrist

Councillor

contact details

Email: e.gilchrist@yaxleypc.org.uk

Jayne Lusted

Jayne Lusted

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 07890211297
email: j.lusted@yaxleypc.org.uk

Sadie McMullon

Sadie McMullon

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 07796952746
email: Sadie.mcmullon@yaxleypc.org.uk

Gavin Needham

Gavin Needham

Councillor

contact details

Tel: 07952680094
email: g.needham@yaxleypc.org.uk

David Porteious

David Porteious

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 01733 242659
email: d.porteious@yaxleypc.org.uk

Paul Richardson

Paul Richardson

Councillor

Contacts Details

Tel: 01733 705828
email: p.richardson@yaxleypc.org.uk

Paul Russell

Paul Russell

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 07740097478
email:p.russell@yaxleypc.org.uk

Simon Sanderson

Simon Sanderson

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel:
email: s.sanderson@yaxleypc.org.uk

Marion Southgate

Marion Southgate

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 01733 241958
email: marion.southgate@yaxleypc.org.uk

Sheila Wayland

Sheila Wayland

Councillor

Contact Details

Email – s.wayland@yaxleypc.org.uk

Simon White

Simon White

Councillor

Contact Details

email: s.white@yaxleypc.org.uk

June Willis

June Willis

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel: 01733 240726
email j.willis@yaxleypc.org.uk

Andrew Wood

Andrew Wood

Councillor

Contact Details

Tel 01733 244534
Email: a.wood@yaxleypc.org.uk

Council Committees

Community Facilities Committee

Responsible for The Cemetery, some Bus stops, All Benches and Notice boards, Some public Footpaths and Bridleways, Allotments, Recreations Ground At Middleton’s Road, Queens Park and most grass areas in the village.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairman Cllr Jayne Lusted
Cllr Simon Sanderson
Cllr Gavin Needham
Cllr Rodney Butcher
Cllr Kevin Gulson
Cllr Sadie McMullon
Cllr Mark Oliver
Cllr David Porteious
Cllr Paul Richardson – (Vice Chairman)
Cllr Marion Southgate
Cllr Sheila Wayland
Cllr June Willis

 

 

 

Property Committee

Responsible for ensuring that the Amenity Centre, Workshop, Chapel, Recreation Ground,  Pavillion and Queens Park Pavillion are in good repair and ensuring that money is available for refurbishment, modernisation and repair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cllr Gavin Needham
Cllr Rodney Butcher
Cllr Robert Doncaster
Cllr Kevin Gulson
Cllr Jayne Lusted – Vice Chairman
Cllr Sadie McMullon
Cllr Mark Oliver – Chairman
Cllr David Porteious
Cllr Shelia Wayland
Cllr Simon White
Cllr June Willis
Cllr Simon Sanderson

Planning Committee

With powers to determine Planning applications. The Planning Committee meets when any application needs attention, and all council sessions are open for the public to watch (although they cannot voice their concerns at this particular forum) unless you have made a prior arrangement with the clerk 7 days in advance, and dates and times of these sessions are published well in advance.

 

 

 

 

 

Chairman Cllr Paul Russell
Vice Chair Cllr Mark Oliver
Cllr Robert Doncaster
Cllr Erica Gilchrist
Cllr Rodney Butcher
Cllr Sadie McMullon
Cllr Andrew Wood
Cllr Sheila Wayland

Personnel Committee

This Committee is responsible for the Yaxley Parish Council personnel.

 

 

 

 

 

Cllr Andrew Wood – Chairman
Cllr Erica Gilchrist
Cllr Jayne Lusted
Cllr Kevin Gulson – Vice Chairman
Cllr Paul Richardson
Cllr Paul Russell
Cllr Marion Southgate
Cllr Simon White

Local MP, County Council and District Councillors

SHAILESH VARA MP
MP for Northwest Cambridgeshire

House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA

Telephone:

Constituency office:
01733 380 089

Westminster office:
020 7219 6050

shailesh.vara.mp@parliament.uk

MAC McGUIRE
Cambridgeshire County Council
Member for Norman Cross Division

Mercury
Hartford Marina
Banks End
Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2AA

01480 450482
07843 394402

mac.mcguire@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

ERIC BUTLER
Huntingdonshire District Councillor

68 Broadway
Yaxley
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 3EA

Eric.Butler@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

KEVIN GULSON
Huntingdonshire District Councillor

12 Wolseley Close
Yaxley
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 3ZU

Tel: 07793741081

Kevin.Gulson@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

MAC McGUIRE
Huntingdonshire District Council

 

Mercury
Hartford Marina
Banks End
Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2AA

01480 450482
07843 394402

Mac.McGuire@huntingdonshire.gov.uk