Ian is is currently Chair of the Chinnor Branch of the Association and a member of the South Oxfordshire Association Executive.
Since being elected to SODC, Ian has been a member of Community Governance and Electoral Issues and the Audit and Governance Committees which he chaired, and served on the Planning Committee, Scrutiny and Joint Scrutiny Committees, Licencing Panel, the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Panel and the Constitution Review Group. Since the last District Council Election, Ian serves as Chair on the Scrutiny and Joint Scrutiny Committees, on the Climate Emergency Advisory Committee and the Planning Committee.
Prior to becoming a Councillor, Ian served as an Independent Representative on the SODC Standards Committee, which he chaired for two years. In this role he represented SODC at the Nation Standards For England Annual Conference.
During his time on SODC, he has;
- Given £15k of Councillor Grants to local organisations like the Chinnor Village Hall, the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway Society and Chinnor Village Centre, the Chinnor Tennis Club and Chinnor Methodist Hall.
- Supported applications to the Capital Grant scheme for local groups like Chinnor Parish Council and Chinnor pavilion.
- Helped residents with Planning Applications and Appeals.