TOWN COUNCIL

Melksham Town Council - Declarations of Interest

Register of Interests

A councillor must register his/her financial interests in the Council's register maintained under section 81(1) of the Local Government Act 2000 by providing written notification to the Council's monitoring officer of:


• any employment or business carried on by him/her; 
• the name of the person who employs or has appointed him/her, the name of  any firm in which he/she is a partner, and the name of any company for which he/she is a remunerated director;
• the name of any person, other than a relevant authority, who has made a payment to him/her in respect of his/her election or any expenses incurred by him/her in carrying out his/her duties;
• the name of any corporate body which has a place of business or land in the Council's area, and in which the member has a beneficial interest in a class of securities of that body that exceeds the nominal value of £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body;
• a description of any contract for goods, services or works made between the Council and himself/herself or a firm in which he/she is a partner, a company of which he/she is a remunerated director, or a body of the description specified in sub-paragraph 14.4 above;
• the address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land in which he/she has a beneficial interest and which is in the area of the Council;
• the address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land where the landlord is the Council and the tenant is a firm in which he/she is a partner, a company of which he/she is a remunerated director, or a body of the description specified in sub-paragraph 14.4 above; and the address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land in the Council's area in which he/she has a licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy for 28 days or longer.

A member must within 28 days of becoming aware of any change to the interests specified under the paragraphs above, provide written notification to the Council's monitoring officer of that change.

For more information please contact the Town Hall on 01225 704187.

To view the register of interests for Melksham Councillors click here.

 

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