Councillors

Find out who your councillor is.

Uttlesford District Council has 39 councillors representing 22 wards.

The political make-up of the council is: 5 Conservative Party councillors, 2 Uttlesford Independent Group councillors, 8 Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance councillors and 24 Residents for Uttlesford councillors.

Cllr Petrina Lees is Leader of the council and Cllr Heather Asker is Chair of the council 2022-23.

Cabinet portfolio holders

Each cabinet member is responsible for a policy area and key strategic policies, known as a portfolio.

More about your councillors

Your councillors

Details of all your councillors, including what their contact details are, their register of interests and any committees they belong to.
 

Alexander Armstrong (Great Dunmow North)

Cllr Alexander Armstrong
Great Dunmow North
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Heather Asker (Saffron Walden Castle)

Cllr Heather Asker
Chair
Saffron Walden Castle
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Geoff Bagnall (Takeley)

Cllr Geoff Bagnall
Takeley
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Susan Barker (High Easter & The Rodings)

Cllr Susan Barker
High Easter and the Rodings
Conservatives logo

Melvin Caton (Stansted South & Birchanger)

Cllr Melvin Caton
Stansted South and Birchanger
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

Arthur Coote (Saffron Walden Shire)

Cllr Arthur Coote
Saffron Walden Shire
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Christian Criscione (Flitch Green & Little Dunmow)

Cllr Christian Criscione
Flitch Green and Little Dunmow
Conservatives logo

Colin Day (Great Dunmow South & Barnston)

Cllr Colin Day
Great Dunmow South and Barnston
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Alan Dean (Stansted North)

Cllr Alan Dean
Stansted North
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

Geoff Driscoll (Broad Oak & The Hallingburys)

Cllr Geof Driscoll
Vice-Chair
Broad Oak and The Hallingburys
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Deryk Eke (Saffron Walden Audley)

Cllr Deryk Eke 
Saffron Walden Audley
Residents for Uttlesford logo





Please be aware that the Councillor Eke is currently unavailable for contact and the following should be noted in respect of his responsibilities:

• Please refer any queries relating to Councillor Eke's Portfolio of Infrastructure, Transport and Stansted Airport to Councillor Evans.

• Please refer any queries relating to Councillor Eke's ward of Saffron Walden - Audley to one of the following R4U Saffron Walden members: Councillors Asker, Freeman, Lodge or Coote.

If you are unsure of whom to direct your enquiry to, please contact committee@uttlesford.gov.uk

Judy Emanuel-Newport

Cllr Judy Emanuel
Newport
Residents for Uttlesford logo

John Evans (Felsted & Stebbing)

Cllr John Evans
Felsted and Stebbing
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Paul Fairhurst (Saffron Walden Shire)

Cllr Paul Fairhurst
Saffron Walden Shire
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

Martin Foley (Thaxted and the Eastons)

Cllr Martin Foley
Thaxted and the Eastons
Residents for Uttlesford logo


Cllr Richard Freeman

Saffron Walden Castle
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Neil Gregory (Littlebury, Chesterford & Wenden Lofts)

Cllr Neil Gregory
Littlebury, Chesterford and Wenden Lofts
Uttlesford Independent Group logo

Neil Hargreaves (Newport)

Cllr Neil Hargreaves
Deputy Leader
Newport
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Vere Isham (Takeley)

Cllr Vere Isham 
Takeley
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

Rod Jones (Great Dunmow South & Barnston)

Cllr Rod Jones
Great Dunmow South and Barnston
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Ayub Khan (Stansted South & Birchanger)

Cllr Ayub Khan
Stansted South and Birchanger
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

Patrick Lavelle (Great Dunmow South & Barnston)

Cllr Patrick Lavelle
Great Dunmow South and Barnston
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Garry LeCount (Elsenham & Henham)

Cllr Garry LeCount
Elsenham and Henham
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Petrina Lees (Elsenham & Henham)

Cllr Petrina Lees
Leader
Elsenham and Henham
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Mark Lemon (Hatfield Heath)

Cllr Mark Lemon
Hatfield Heath
Conservatives logo

Barbara Light (Saffron Walden Audley)

Cllr Barbara Light
Saffron Walden Audley
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

John Lodge (Saffron Walden Shire)

Cllr John Lodge
Saffron Walden Shire
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Janice Loughlin (Stort Valley)

Cllr Janice Loughlin
Stort Valley
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

Stewart Luck (Debden & Wimbish)

Cllr Stewart Luck
Debden and Wimbish
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Sandi Merifield (Felsted & Stebbing)

Cllr Sandi Merifield
Felsted and Stebbing
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Edward Oliver (Clavering)

Cllr Edward Oliver
Clavering
Conservatives logo

Richard Pavitt (Littlebury, Chesterford & Wenden Lofts)

Cllr Richard Pavitt
Littlebury, Chesterford and Wenden Lofts
Uttlesford Independent Group logo

Louise Pepper (Great Dunmow North)

Cllr Louise Pepper
Great Dunmow North
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Neil Reeve (Broad Oak & The Hallingburys)

Cllr Neil Reeve
Broad Oak and the Hallingburys
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Geoffrey Sell (Stansted North)

Cllr Geoffrey Sell
Stansted North
Liberal Democrat and Green Alliance

George Smith-The Sampfords

Cllr George Smith
The Sampfords
Conservatives logo

Maggie Sutton (Takeley)

Cllr Maggie Sutton
Takeley
Residents for Uttlesford logo

Mike Tayler (Thaxted & The Eastons)

Cllr Mike Tayler
Thaxted and the Eastons
Residents for Uttlesford logo

James de Vries (Ashdon)

Cllr James de Vries
Ashdon
Residents for Uttlesford logo