Register Of Interest for Cllr David Ritchie

I, Cllr David Ritchie, a member of East Suffolk Council, set out below under the appropriate headings my interests, which I am required to declare under the Localism Act 2011 and the Council’s Code of Conduct.

I have put “None“ where I have no such interests under any heading.

For Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (DPI's), members are required to register not only their own interests but also those of their husband or wife, civil partner or of any person with whom they are living as if husband and wife or as civil partners when such interests are known by them. In these cases the term “relevant person” is used to mean the member and any such person.

For Local Non-Pecuniary Interests (LNPI's), members are only obliged to register their own interests and do not need to include the interests of husbands/wives/civil partners or others.

DPI 1 - Any employments, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.
Member Spouse/partner
None None
 
DPI 2 - Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made or provided within the last 12 months in respect of any expenses incurred in carrying out your duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 other than from a registered political party.
Member Spouse/partner
£305.75 towards my election expenses from the Waveney Conservative councillors group None
 
DPI 3 - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where:
(1) that body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the Council; and
(2) either-
a) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or
b) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issue share capital of that class.
Member Spouse/partner
None None
 
DPI 4 - A contract for goods, services or works made between the relevant party and the Council (or a body in which a relevant person has a beneficial interest) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed, and which has not been fully discharged.
Member Spouse/partner
None None
 
DPI 5 - A beneficial interest in any land in the Council’s area.
Member Spouse/partner
Abbey Farm, St James South Elmham, Halesworth, IP190HT. 7 The Street Wissett, Halesworth, IP19 0JE. The field known as the southern portion of Upper Farm Chediston (19 acres) The Same as for the member
 
DPI 6 - Any tenancy where to your knowledge the landlord is the Council and the tenant is a body in which a relevant person has a beneficial interest.
Member Spouse/partner
None None
 
DPI 7 - Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the Council for a month or longer.
Member Spouse/partner
None None
 
LNPI 1 - Any body of which you are a member or in a position of general management and control either:-
a. to which you have been appointed or nominated by the Council,
b. exercising functions of a public nature,
c. directed towards charitable purposes, or
d. one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union).
Member
At Suffolk County Council I am the Deputy Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, a member of the Flixton Quarry liaison Group, and the Cycling Champion (I promote cycling). At East Suffolk Council I am the cabinet member for Planning and Coastal Management, the chairman of the Suffolk Coast forum, chairman of the Lowestoft Flood Relief scheme board, chairman of the developers forum, a member of the Joint Local Authorities Group for Sizewell C, a member of the Local Government Associations Special Interest Group for Coastal Matters, a member of the board of Coastal Partnership East, a member of the Southwold Harbour Lands Joint Committee, a member of the Ipswich Area Strategic Planning Committee. I am a member of the Conservative Party, a member of the Conservative councillors association, chairman of the Bungay and Wainford branch of the Waveney Constituency Conservative Association, I am deputy chairman of the Waveney Constituency Conservative Association and sit on both the executive and the management board. I am a member of the Saints Historical Society
 
LNPI 2 - The name of any person from whom you have received a gift or hospitality with an estimated value of at least £25.
Member
None
 
I, Cllr David Ritchie, acknowledge that it may be an offence under the Localism Act 2011 to:-

1) omit information that ought to be given in this notice;
2) provide information that is materially false or misleading;
3) fail to give further notices in order to bring up to date information given in this notice after my re-election or reappointment or to fail to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest that I acquire after the date of this notice and have to declare under the provisions of s.31 (2) Localism Act 2011.

I also acknowledge that it may be a breach of the Code of Conduct to:-
1) omit information that ought to be given in this notice;
2) provide information that is materially false or misleading;
3) fail to provide notification to the District Council’s Monitoring Officer of any change in my interests contained in this notice within 28 days of my becoming aware of such change of circumstances.

By clicking submit, I acknowledge/agree to the above statements

Dated: 14 June 2019