June 6, 2011
councillors' meeting attendance figures published
new report out this week shows the attendance levels of Burnham-On-Sea
councillors at district council meetings over the past year.
District Council has issued the annual report to highlight the
amount of work that goes on behind the scenes at the council.
the attendance of local councillors is Brent Knoll's Bob Filmer,
who is a member of eight committees and is also Chairman of the
Development Control Committee. He attended 136 meetings during
Dennis Davey attended 96 meetings, Cllr Neville Jones attended
52, Cllr Arthur Thorogood (34), Cllr Mike Mansfield (48), Cllr
Joe Leach (20), Cllr Eric Gill (36), Cllr Peter Burridge-Clayton
(30), Cllr John Laband (10), Cllr Jane Moreton (30) and Cllr Danny
The figures - covering April 2010 to April 2011 - show the attendance
of each member of the council at meetings of the Council, the
Executive, committees and sub committees, Development Committee
site visits, meetings of external bodies to which Members of the
Council have been appointed by the Council, meetings of formal
working groups set up by Council committees, Parish Cluster meetings
and Parish Council meetings to which members have been invited
in their capacity as Ward Members.
Read the full report (PDF document)