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Cllr T R Holway

Ward Councillor for Ermington and Ugborough

Cllr Tom Holway


NameCllr Tom Holway
PL21 0NR
Tel01752 941872
Mobile07706 215441
Political PartyConservative
WardErmington and Ugborough
Outside BodiesSouth Devon and Dartmoor
Community Safety Partnership

I was first elected as Ward Councillor for Ermington & Ugborough in May 2015, previously serving as the Erme Valley Ward Councillor from May 2011.  I have also been an Ugborough Parish Councillor for twenty years and was Chairman for eleven years up to 2010.

I was brought up in Mid Devon and after leaving school, I left Devon for twenty years before returning to the wonderful South Hams.  I am interested in people, especially with regard to people in village communities.  In addition to village life, I enjoy motor sport, and road rallying in particular.

I started out in electrical engineering and changed horses to management accounting.  I am a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and have worked at all levels in a variety of public and private sector organisations.

Declaration of Interests Summary

Employment: None
Sponsorship: Conservative Party
Securities: None
Contracts: None
Land/Licences: Sou'West, Park Cottages, Ugborough PL21 0NR; the field 'Rock Park' Between Ivybridge Hill & Bittaford Hill, Ugborough
Corporate Tenancies: None
Membership of Other Groups: Ugborough Parish Council; Conservative Party
Other Matters: None

Training & Development from May 2019

May & June 2019 - Induction Training: (NB - Re-Elected Members are NOT required to attend the Induction programme)

  • Setting the Scene & How the Council Works including Code of Conduct
  • Governance - Introduction to the Role of the Executive, O+S Panel, DM Committee, Licensing Committee, Audit Committee and Salcombe Harbour Board,
  • Safeguarding, General Data Protection Regulation, Equality and Diversity, Freedom of Information, Business Continuity and Health and Safety
  • The Planning Process (Part 1), The Planning Process (Part 2)
  • Media Skills (to include Social Media)
  • Council Procedure Rules
  • The Locality Service
  • DM Committee Mock Meeting
  • Audit Committee Workshop
  • Licensing
  • Good Governance
  • Overview & Scrutiny
  • Audit Training
  • Chairing Skills
  • Environment Service Briefing
  • District Tour
  • Various IT Training

September 2019 to March 2020

  • Medium Term Financial Strategy Training
  • Community Safety Partnership Training
  • Climate Change Workshop
  • Hackney Carriage Licence Training
  • Audit Viewpoint Training
  • Standards & Governance
  • Community Infrastructure Levy Training
  • Budget Workshop
  • Webcasting Training
  • Development Management Service Session
  • Community Safety Partnership Session
  • Gypsy and Traveller Session
  • Treasury Management Training
  • Health and Wellbeing Session

April to December 2020

  • Remote Development Management Committee Meeting Training
  • Recovery Planning Workshop - Business Theme
  • Recovery Planning Workshop - Place & Environment Theme
  • Recovery Planning Workshop - Residents and Community & Partnerships Themes
  • Recovery Planning Workshop - Recovery & Redesign Theme
  • Recovery Planning Workshop - Governance & Communication Themes
  • Budget Workshop
  • Waste & Recycling Briefing
  • Planning White Paper
  • Housing Strategy Workshop
  • Planning Training
  • Covid-19 Briefings

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