Councillors - Saltford Parish Council

Responsibilities are carried out by the Councillors individually and collectively. All Councillors are available to listen to the concerns of residents. If you wish to contact any of the Councillors directly please use the details below. Councillors can also be contacted via the details on the Contact Us page.

Saltford Parish Council has 11 Councillors. Elections last took place in May 2019, and three SPC Councillors have since been co-opted following vacancies arising on the Council. Public elections will next take place in May 2023. To find out more about becoming or being a Councillor, see here for information on the Avon Local Council Association’s website.

Parish Councillors do not receive payment for being elected members and offer their time voluntarily for the benefit of the local community. The Chair receives a small honorarium in place of expenses (£300 p.a. in 2022/23). The Chair and Vice-Chair are elected at the Annual Parish Council meeting held annually in May.

The Parish Clerk is SPC’s ‘Proper Officer’ and only employee. The Parish Clerk supports Councillors to carry out their responsibilities and administers the council’s business. The Parish Clerk is Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualified, which along with other criteria entitles SPC to hold the General Power of Competence. The Parish Clerk is also SPC’s Responsible Financial Officer (RFO) and has completed the Financial Introduction to Local Council Administration (FILCA) course.

Cllr Chris Warren

Photo of Councillor Chris Warren, Saltford Parish Council

Chair of Saltford Parish Council

6 High Street, Saltford BS31 3ED

07719 445477

chris.warren@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk 

Responsibilities: Chair of Saltford Parish Council, Member of Staffing Committee, Member of Churchyard and Allotments Maintenance Working Group, Member of Transport Working Group.

Register of interests

Cllr Julie Austwick

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

07762 566849

julie.austwick@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Member of Staffing Committee, Member of Churchyard and Allotments Maintenance Working Group.

Register of Interests

Cllr Shayan Aziz

Vice Chair of Saltford Parish Council

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

shayan.aziz@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Vice Chair of Saltford Parish Council, Member of Planning Committee, Member of Transport Working Group, Member of Churchyard and Allotments Maintenance Working Group.

Register of Interests

Cllr Dudley Bartlett

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

dudley.bartlett@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Member of Transport Working Group

Register of Interests

Cllr Adrian Betts

Photo of Councillor Adrian Betts, Saltford Parish Council

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

adrian.betts@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Vice Chair of Planning Committee, Member of Churchyard and Allotments Maintenance Working Group.

Register of Interests

Cllr Marie Carder

Photo of Councillor Marie Carder, Saltford Parish Council

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

07969 099602

marie.carder@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

 Responsibilities: Member of Staffing Committee.

Register of Interests

Cllr Jon Godfrey

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

07973 115183

jon.godfrey@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Chair of Staffing Committee, Member of Planning Committee, Member of Transport Working Group.

Register of interests

Cllr Gary Graveling

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

07942 988988

gary.graveling@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Member of Planning Committee, Member of Churchyard and Allotments Maintenance Working Group, Member of Transport Working Group.

Register of interests

Cllr Phil Harding

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

07814720763

phil.harding@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Chair of Planning Committee, Member of Transport Working Group.

Register of Interests 

Cllr Adam Rees-Leonard

Photo of Councillor Adam Rees-Leonard, Saltford Parish Council

Cllr Rees-Leonard is currently on a six month sabbatical, ending June 2022.

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office

adam.rees-leonard@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk

Responsibilities: Member of Planning Committee.

Register of Interests

Cllr Sally Turner

Photo of Councillor Sally Turner, Saltford Parish Council

Resident in Saltford, c/o SPC Office 

07855 361254

sally.turner@saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk 

Responsibilities: Member of Planning Committee.

Register of Interests 

Further to committees and working groups, Councillors also attend meetings held by external organisations as ‘link members’. Information from these meetings are passed back to all Councillors at the monthly meeting.

Councillors are ‘link members’ for:

  • Parish Liaison meetings
  • Keynsham Area Forum
  • ALCA (Avon Local Councils Association) B&NES Area Group
  • Saltford Community Association
  • Saltford Sports Club
  • River Avon Users Consultative Committee (RAUCC)
  • Saltford Environment Group
  • Saltford Business Network
  • Saltford Fair Trade Group.

Councillors also attend one-off meetings, events and relevant training sessions.

Any complaints that a Parish Councillor may have breached Saltford Parish Council’s Code of Conduct should be sent direct to Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Standards Committee

Contact details for B&NES Saltford Ward Councillors can be found on the Report It page.

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