Councillor Bernard Taylor

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Title: Chairman of Council 2024-25

Party: Conservative

Ward: South Hams Charterlands

Parish: Bigbury - South Hams ; Kingston - South Hams ; Modbury - South Hams ; Ringmore - South Hams

Contact information

Home address: 
4 Silverwell Park
PL21 0RJ

Phone:  01548 830844

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Additional Information

Declaration of Interests Summary


Employment: None
Sponsorship: None
Securities: None
Contracts: None
Land/Licences: North Huish Glebe; 4 Silverwell Park, Modbury, PL21 0RJ
Corporate Tenancies: None
Membership of Other Groups: None
Other Matters: None

Training and Development From May 2019


May and June 2019 - Induction Training:


Setting the Scene & How the Council Works including Code of Conduct

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


Good Governance

Overview & Scrutiny

Audit Training

Chairing Skills

Environment Service Briefing

District Tour

Housing & Homelessness

Various IT Training


August 2019 to December 2019


Energy From Waste (Site Visit, Devonport)

Medium Term Financial Strategy Training

Community Safety Partnership Training

Climate Change Workshop

Community Infrastructure Levy Training

Budget Workshop

Development Management Service 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

Housing Strategy Workshop

Planning Training

Covid-19 Briefings