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Cllr R Rowe

Ward Councillor for Dartmouth and East Dart

Cllr Rosemary Rowe


NameCllr Rosemary Rowe
Vicarage Road
Stoke Gabriel
Tel01803 782222
Political PartyConservative
WardDartmouth and East Dart
Stoke Gabriel
CommitteesAudit Committee
Development Management
Licensing Committee
Outside BodiesSouth Devon AONB Partnership Committee
Governance Board -
(South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust)

I was first elected to The District Council in May 1995 to represent the Parish of Stoke Gabriel. Since then we have had two boundary reviews and I now represent the three member ward of Dartmouth and East Dart which covers the area from Townstal, Dartmouth, Kingswear, Hillhead and Stoke Gabriel.

I have lived in South Devon all my life and in Stoke Gabriel for over 30 years. I have spent most of my working life involved in Rural Affairs, Tourism and The Environment in which we live and work. I have served on most committees of the Council and have just been elected its Chairman for a third time and I will do my best to serve the office to which I have been elected.

I believe that our main objective should be to make the South Hams a better place in which to live, work and to visit. I will strive to make this possible whilst being mindful that the Council has to do more for less by way of services and finance. I am mindful of ensuring we have a balanced budget each financial year and no overspends.

Declaration of Interests Summary

Employment: Retired
Sponsorship: None
Securities: None
Contracts: None
Land/Licences: Fairways, Vicarage Road, Stoke Gabriel, TQ9 6QP
Corporate Tenancies: None
Membership of Other Groups: The 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)

  • 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
  • The Planning Process (Part 1), The Planning Process (Part 2)
  • DM Committee Mock Meeting
  • Licensing
  • Good Governance
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • IT Training

September 2019 to March 2020

  • Hackney Carriage Licence Training
  • Community Infrastructure Levy Training
  • Budget Workshop
  • Webcasting Training
  • Community Safety Partnership Session
  • Gypsy and Traveller Session
  • Treasury Management Training

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
  • Planning Training
  • LGiU Chairing Online Meetings Training
  • Covid-19 Briefings

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