Yaxley Parish Council

You elect Parish Councillors every four years and the Parish Council is a non-political body. Councillors have an active interest and concern for their local community. They represent local people and work in partnership with them and others when necessary. They help facilitate the provision of local services and facilities and take decisions that form the policy of the Council. Councillors are not paid are non Political and have to abide by a local government code of conduct and declare their financial interests in the parish. Councillors must also declare a personal or prejudicial interest in any matter under discussion at a parish council meetings

The job of a Parish Councillor (click right to expand)
  • To listen to local residents and represent their views.
  • To actively engage with all citizens and groups.
  • To lead the community and promote the social, economic and environmental development and sustainability of the parish.
  • To ensure equal access to parish council services.
  • To contribute actively to determining priorities, allocating resources, and ensuring council precept offers value for money.
  • To continually improve service delivery.
  • To work together with public officials such as the Police, Huntingonshire District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council to deliver local objectives.
The role of the Clerk (click right to expand)

The Clerk is one of 10 employees for the Council. We have 6 Ground Staff, one Facilities Officer, one Cleaner and a part time self employed Accountant . The Clerk is the line manager to all of the staff.

  1. The Clerk is the minute taker and carries out the instructions of the Council.
  2. The Clerk is the Proper Officer which means that she is an advisor to the Council on how to conduct business within the vast range of legislation.
  3. The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer . The role involves making sure all audit requirements are fulfilled, budgets are set and monitored, payments are only made under legal Council powers and giving the Council advice in order to set the precept.
  4. The Clerk is the general office manager and carries out all office duties with the assistance of the Assistant Clerk.
  5. The Clerk also is the bookkeeper, keeping financial records, the planning administrator, payroll administrator responsible for PAYE and NI.
  6. The Clerk is also Responsible for the website.
  7. The Clerk is also responsible for the administration of the Cemetery and burials.
  8. The Clerk has many other roles.
Kevin Paul Gulson

Kevin Paul Gulson

Chairman

Contact Details

12 Wolsesley Close
Yaxley
PE7 3ZU

Tel: 01733 242397
email: k.gulson@yaxleypc.org.uk

Rodney Butcher

Rodney Butcher

Vice Chairman

Contact Details

1 Field Rise
Yaxley
PE7 3YT

Tel: 01733 243318
email:r.butcher@yaxleypc.org.uk

Alan Bartle

Alan Bartle

Councillor

Contact Details

21 Pooley Way
Yaxley
PE7 3WH

Tel:01733 706959
email: a.bartle@yaxleypc.org.uk

Graham Bellamy

Graham Bellamy

Councillor

Contact Details

10 Cookson Walk
Yaxley
PE7 3W

Tel: 01733 244116
email: g.bellamy@yaxleypc.org.uk

Chris Bolton

Chris Bolton

Councillor

Contact Details

170 Broadway
Yaxley
PE7 3NT

Tel: 07103 08688
email: c.bolton@yaxleypc.org.uk

Jayne Lusted

Jayne Lusted

Councillor

Contact Details

11 Orchard Walk
Yaxley
PE7 3EZ

Tel: 07890211297
email: j.lusted@yaxleypc.org.uk

Mark Oliver

Mark Oliver

Councillor

Contact Details

203 Broadway
Yaxley
PE7 3NT

Tel: 01733 242448
email: m.oliver@yaxleypc.org.uk

David Porteious

David Porteious

Councillor

Contact Details

17 Church Walk
Yaxley
PE7 3YD

Tel: 01733 242659
email: d.porteious@yaxleypc.org.uk

Paul Richardson

Paul Richardson

Councillor

Contacts Details

30 Hillcrest Avenue
Yaxley
PE7 3LS

Tel: 01733 705828
email: p.richardson@yaxleypc.org.uk

Jonathan Orchard

Jonathan Orchard

Councillor

Contact Details

190 Broadway

Yaxley

PE7 3NT

Tel 01733 553160

Email: jonathan.orchard@yaxleypc.org.uk

Paul Russell

Paul Russell

Councillor

Contact Details

106 Broadway
Yaxley
PE7 3JD

Tel: 07740097478
email:p.russell@yaxleypc.org.uk

Clive Thorne

Clive Thorne

Councillor

Contact Details

99 Main Street
Yaxley
PE7 3LP

Tel: 01733 245783

Simon White

Simon White

Councillor

Contact Details

3 Ford Close
Yaxley
PE7 3DT

Tel:-07977205333
email: s.white@yaxleypc.org.uk

June Willis

June Willis

Councillor

Contact Details

174 Broadway
Yaxley
PE7 3NT

Tel: 01733 240726
email j.willis@yaxleypc.org.uk

Andrew Wood

Andrew Wood

Councillor

Contact Details

268 Broadway
Yaxley
PE7 3NR

Tel 01733 244534
Email: a.wood@yaxleypc.org.uk

Council Committees

Community Facilities Committee

Responsible for The Cemetery, some Bus stops, All Benches and Notice boards, Some public Footpaths and Bridleways, Allotments, Recreations Ground At Middleton’s Road, Queens Park and most grass areas in the village.

Chairman Cllr Graham Bellamy
Vice Chair Cllr Jayne Lusted
Cllr Chris Bolton
Cllr Ann Rees
Cllr Kevin Gulson
Cllr Rodney Butcher
Cllr Sue Butler
Cllr Mark Oliver
Cllr David Porteious
Cllr June Willis
Cllr Andrew Wood
Cllr Philippa Crooke

Property Committee

Responsible for ensuring that the Amenity Centre, Workshop, Chapel, Recreation Ground,  Pavillion and Queens Park Pavillion are in good repair and ensuring that money is available for refurbishment, modernisation and repair.

 

Cllr Rodney Butcher
Cllr Chris Bolton
Cllr Kevin Gulson
Cllr Alan Bartle
Cllr Ann Rees
Cllr Mark Oliver
Cllr James Reed
Cllr Paul Russell
Cllr Simon White
Cllr June Willis
Cllr Jayne Lusted
Cllr Clive Thorne

Planning Committee

With powers to determine Planning applications. The Planning Committee meets when any application needs attention, and all council sessions are open for the public to watch (although they cannot voice their concerns at this particular forum) unless you have made a prior arrangement with the clerk 7 days in advance, and dates and times of these sessions are published well in advance.

 

Chairman Cllr Paul Russell
Vice Chair Cllr Mark Oliver
Cllr Clive Thorne
Cllir Graham Bellamy
Cllr Rodney Butcher
Cllr Sue Butler
Cllr Andrew Wood
Cllr James Reed
Cllr Kevin Gulson (ex-officio)

Personnel Committee

This Committee is responsible for the Yaxley Parish Council personnel.

 

Chairman Cllr Andrew Wood
Vice Chair Cllr Alan Bartle
Cllr Chris Bolton
Cllr Sue Bulter
Cllr Jane Lusted
Cllr James Reed
Cllr Ann Rees
Cllr Simon White

Local MP, County Council and District Councillors

SHAILESH VARA MP
MP for Northwest Cambridgeshire

House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA

Telephone:

Constituency office:
01733 380 089

Westminster office:
020 7219 6050

shailesh.vara.mp@parliament.uk

MAC McGUIRE
Cambridgeshire County Council
Member for Norman Cross Division

Mercury
Hartford Marina
Banks End
Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2AA

01480 450482
07843 394402

mac.mcguire@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

ROGER HENSON
Cambridgeshire County Council
Member for Norman Cross Division

Beverleyville
40 North Street
Stilton
Peterborough
PE7 3RB

01733 685905

roger.henson@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

ERIC BUTLER
Huntingdonshire District Councillor

68 Broadway
Yaxley
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 3EA

Eric.Butler@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

DES WATT
Huntingdonshire District Councillor

191 Main Street
Yaxley
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 3LD

desmond.watt@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

BARRY HYLAND
Huntingdonshire District Councillor

Limetrees Cottage
Milk and Water Drove
Farcet Fen
Peterborough
PE7 3DZ

Barry.Hyland@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

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