The people of Cornwall will go to the polls on May 6th to choose who they want to represent them on Cornwall City Council.
Starting this year, for the first time, the City Council will be composed of 87 councillors, reduced from the current 123 after review of limits by the Government.
Details have now been revealed about who is running in hopes of securing their vote for a seat in the council chamber for the next four years.
May 6 electionsyou will also see voters inCornwallselect who should be the next police officer and crime commissioner toDevonand Cornwall, as well as the election of parishes and town councillors.
With the reduction of seats at stake in theCornwall Councilthe list of candidates showed some areas in which the current Cornish councilors will face each other. And the changes mean that some high-profile, long-serving members have to jostle for votes.
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At Altarnun & Stoke Climsland, current elected members Neil Burden (Ind) and Adrian Parsons (LD) will struggle due to limit changes.
It's a similar story in Calstock, where Jim Flashman (Fraud) and Dorothy Kirk (Lab) will face each other and inCamborneTrelowarren where David Atherfold (Con) and Paul White (Ind) are among the contenders.
Camelford & Boscastle will see current cabinet member Rob Rotchell (LD) take over from Barry Jordan (Con) and inLiskeardoSouth & Dobwalls Jesse Foot (LD) enfrentará Jane Pascoe (Con).
DeeperNewquaythe election in Newquay Porth & Tretherras will see current Cornish councilors Joanna Kenny (LD) and Kevin Towill (Con) battle it out for votes. Is atPadstowamong the candidates are Jacquie Gammon (LD) and Stephen Rushworth (Con).
There are only two candidates in Penwithick & Boscoppa and both are Cornish councilors: Matt Luke (MK) and Sally-Anne Saunders (Con).
Current cabinet member Tim Dwelly (Ind) aligns himself withpenanceEast, where candidates include current councilor Cornelius Olivier (Laboratory).
Is atRedruthSouth, candidates include current councilors Barbara Ellenbroek (Con) and Ian Thomas (Ind). DeeperSaltashTamar Cornwall advisers Derek Holley (Ind) and Sheila Lennox-Boyd (Con) are among the candidates.
two chairs in theSan Austellsee Cornish councilors face to face - at St Austell Bethel & Holmbush current leader of theliberal democratsem County Hall, Malcolm Brown haConservativeAdviser Jordan Rowse among his opponents.
And in St Austell Poltair & Mount Charles Jackie Bull (LD) and Richard Pears (Con) are among the contenders.
At St Columb Minor & Colan, John Fitter (Ind) and Mark Formosa (Con), both current directors, are the only candidates.
And at Threemilestone & Chacewater, candidates include current councilors John Dyer (Con) and Dulcie Tudor (Ind).
Finally, inwadebridgeCurrent East & St Minver councilors Stephen Knightley (LD) and Carol Mold (Con) are among the candidates.
Other interesting divisions include Penzance Promenade, where current Mayor Nicole Broadhurst (Lab) and current Cornish Councilor Jim McKenna (Ind) are among the candidates.
Another mayor running in the Cornwall Council election is St Austell Mayor Tim Styles (LD), who is among the candidates for St Austell Central & Gover, including incumbent Cornwall councilor Sandra Hewyard (Ind) and local MP.Steve Doblewife Anna (With).
In alphabetical order of council divisions, these are the nominees for the May 6 election:
- Altar and Stoke Climsland - Neil Burden; Adrian Parsons (Lib Dem); José Terra (green)
- bodminSt Mary's & St Leonard - Joy Bassett (Trabalhista); Keri Bromfield (G); Jennifer Hoskin (Conservadora); Pat Rogerson (LD)
- Bodmin St Petroc's - Alex Butters (Con); Escarcha Leigh (LD); John Gibbs (Laboratório)
- It will be-Peter La Broy (LD); Tom O'Sullivan (Ind); Philippa Compra (G); Richard Smith (Con)
- Callington and Santo Domingo - Andrew Budd (Swindler); Andrew Long (Mebyon Kernow); Alex Polglase (Laboratory)
- Calstock - Theo Brown (LD); Jim Flashman (Swindler); Dorothy Kirk (Laboratory); Sofia Westwood (G)
- Camborne Roskear & Tuckingmill - Kirsty Arthur (Laboratório); Kat Burton (G); Ryan Congdon (MK); Peter Perry (Con)
- Camborne Trelowarren - David Atherfold (Con); John Cosgrove (Laboratory); Nigel Millas (G); Phil Molinos (MK); Paul White (Ind); Godfrey Williams (LD)
- Camborne West & Treswithian - Daniel Cornell (Laboratory); Débora Fox (MK); Iain Macdonald (LD); John Morgan (Swindler)
- Camelford & Boscastle - Claire Hewlett (Ind); Barry Jordan (Estafador); Rob Rotchell (LD)
- Constantine, Mabe and Mawnan - John Bastin (With); Daniel Edwards (Laboratory); Graham Marsden (HR); David Walker-Sunderhauf (G)
- Crowan e Wendron - Loveday Jenkin (MK); Roger Smith (Con)
- falmouthArwenack - Geoffrey Evans (Scammer); Laurie Magowan (Lab); Finian McCormick (LD); Tom Scott (G); Sean Stratton (MC)
- Falmouth Boslowick-Richard Benton (LD); Decano Evans (G); Sineak Hanks (Laboratório); Alan Jewell (Con)
- Falmouth Penwerris-George Adamson (Ind); Jayne Kirkham (Laboratory); James Miller (G); Jo Philpott (Swindler); Juan Spargo (HR); John Whitcher (coalition of trade unionists and socialists)
- Falmouth Trescobeas & Budock - Kirstie Edwards (Lab); Phil Hart (Swindler); Hermit Face (RL); David Saunby (Ind.); Mateo Valler (G)
- Feock and Kea - Martyn Alvey (Swindler); Robin Dowell (Laboratory); Thomas Grafton (HR); Charmian Larke (G)
- Four Lanes, Beacon & Troon - Donna Birrell (Laboratory); Paul Holmes (Liberal Party in Cornwall); Rhisart Tal-E-Bot (MK); Shelley Tasker (Alliance for Freedom. No Lockdowns. No Curfew); Sally Weedon (Business); Fergus Wright (G)
- Fowey, Tywardreath & Par-David Craddock (LD); Colin Harker (G); Malcolm Harris (Ind.); Jeremy Preece (Laboratory); Robert Rooney (coalition of trade unionists and socialists); Steven Rubidge (Freedom Alliance. No Lockdowns. No Curfew); Andy Virr (Com)
- Gloweth, Malabar and Shortlanesend - Trevor Hall (socialist and trade union coalition); David Harris (Swindler); Brian Kelly (lab); Rod Pascoe (RHP); Sam Rabey (Ind.); Nigel Unwin (G)
- Gwinear-Gwithian &HayleyThis: Bill Gordon (G); Lionel Pascoe (Swindler); Michael Smith (LD)
- Hayle West - Emily Brown (MK); Peter Channon (trapper); Graham Coad (Indiana); Fiona McGowan (G); Anne-Marie Rance (Ind)
- HelstonNorte - Frank Blewett (LD); Catarina Lewis (G); Emma Spittlehouse (Estafa); Mike Thomas (Ind)
- Helston South & Meneage - Guy Foreman (Con); Samuel Ramsden (G); Julian Rand (Ind); Nigel Walker (LD); Peter Webb (Laboratório)
- Illogan e Portreath - David Crabtree (Estafador); David Ekinsmyth (LD); Elizabeth Scully (G)
- end of lands- Brian Clemens (Ind); Chris Denley (LD); Mitchell Holmes (MK); Ben Jordán (G); Alison Thomas (Con)
- Lanivet, Blisland e Bodmin St Leonard - Chris Batters (LD); Len Croney (G); Jennifer Cruse (Con); Graham Mountcastle (Laboratório)
- Lanner, Stithians and Gwennap - Peter Amoss (LD); John Carley (G); Tim Luscombe; Samuel Richards (MC); Benjamin Salfield (scammer); John Thomas (Indian)
- LauncestonNorth and North Petherwin - Derek Gane (G); John Hiscock (drug dealer); Adam Paynter (ind.)
- Launceston South - John Conway (cheater); Davey Green (Lab); Peter Lihou (G); Rowland O'Connor (Reform UK); Dan Rogerson (LD)
- Liskeard Central - Barney Barron (G); Kerry Cassidy (Laboratory); Nick Craker (Swindler); Naomi Taylor (LD)
- LiskeardoSouth and Dobwalls - Simon Cassidy (laboratory); Jesse Foot (LD); Matthew Greenaway (G); Jane Pascoe (Con)
- Long Rock, Marazion and St. Erth - Bill Mumford (LD); Player Nastassia (Laboratory); Colin Pringle (G); Tara Sherfield-Won (Business); Angelo Spencer-Smith (Ind)
- LooeEste y Deviock - Marian Candy (LD); Kevin Matthole (G); Armand Toms (Indiana); Avril Young (Laboratório)
- Looe West, Pelynt, Lancers and Lancers - Ron Greenhough (Runner); Edwina Hannaford (RHP); Rod Truan (Laboratory)
- Lostwithiel& Lanreath-Oliver Challis (UKIP); Tim Hughes (Swindler); Colin Martin (HR); Robert Parkinson (Laboratory); Julian Payne (G)
- Ludgvan, Madron, Gulval and Heamoor - Simon Elliott (Com); Andrés Jorge (RL); Paul Nicholson (Cornish Liberal Party); Mark Russell (G)
- Lynher - Barry Adams (lab); Martin Corney (G); Sharon Daw (Boy); Adam Sturtridge (LD)
- Mevagissey and St Austell Bay - Kay Ecclestone (Laboratory); Kathy Rey (G); James Mustoé (Swindler); Garth Shepard (LD); Charlotte Tonks (MK)
- Mouse Touch,Newlyn& St Buryan - William Bolitho (Vigarista); Ian Flindall (G); Thalia Marington (RHP)
- Parteluz and St Keverne - Marianna Baxter (LD); Melissa Benyon (G); Carolyn Rule (Ind); Anthony Soady (Con)
- Mylor, Perranarworthal e Ponsanooth - Ruth Pinza (LD); Peter Hughes (G); Brod Ross (Laboratório); Darren Willocks (Ind); Peter Williams (Con)
- Newquay Central and Pentire - Geoff Brown (LR); Lola Francia (Reform UK); Louis Gardner (Swindler); Steve Slade (G)
- Newquay Porth and Tretherras - Joey Bishop (laboratory); Joanna Kenny (RHP); Angie Rayner (Reform UK); Kevin Towill (Swindler)
- Newquay Trenance - Liam Broderick (LD); Stephen Hick (Laboratory); Olly Monk (Con)
- Padstow - Richard Clark (Indiana); Jacquie Gammon (LD); Alec Rickard (Ind); Stephen Rushworth (Con)
- Penryn- Jennifer Forbes (Laboratório); Mary May (Ind); Carrie Trevail (Estafa); Tamsyn Widdon (G)
- Penwithick & Boscoppa - Mateo Lucas (MK); Sally-Anne Saunders (Estafa)
- Penzance East - Roger Driscoll (Ind); Tim Dwelly (Ind); Jonathan Como (G); Zach Lawlor (LD); Megan McClary (Business); Cornelius Olivier (Laboratory)
- Paseo de Penzance - Kezia Black (G); Nicole Broadhurst (Laboratory); Will Elliott (Swindler); Philippe Hadley (LD); Jim McKenna (Ind)
- Perranporth- Steve Arthur (Swindler); Joel Ashton (G); Michael Callan (Ind); Guy Mitchell (RHP); Rob Norrington (Ind.); Lin Soffin (Laboratory)
- Pool and Tehidy - Jasmin Appleby (G); Philip Desmonde (cheater); Christopher Lawrence (MK); Florence MacDonald (LD); Malcolm Moyle (Laboratory)
- Porthleven, Breage and Germoe - Ronald Inglis (G); John Keeling (Garoto); John Martin (LD); Michael Toy (Ind); Michael Tresidder (MK)
- Pound - Nicky Chopak (LD); Bill Harper (Ind); Aaron Lynch (trapper); Antonio Manfredi (G)
- Probo e San Erme - Karen Glasson (Con); Karen Westbrook (G)
- Rame Peninsula and St Germans - Jim Candy (RF); Kate Ewart (Laboratory); Tony's Hill (G); Robin Willoughby (Honster)
- RedruthCentral, Carharrack e St Day - Connor Donnithorne (Estafador); Geoffrey Garbett (G); Mark Kaczmarek (Ind); Matthew McEvoy (Laboratório); Deborah Reeve (Ind)
- Redruth North - Linda Amoss (LD); Stephen Barnes (Laboratory); Bruce Craze (swindler); Lisa Dolley (Indiana); Zanliza Kramer (G)
- Redruth Sur - Andrew Bishop (Indiana); Bárbara Ellenbroek (Swindler); Gareth Looker (Laboratory); Charlie Miller (G); Ian Thomas (Ind)
- Roche & Bugle - Peter Guest (Con); Steve Harries (Ind); Lee Needham (Laboratório); Hannah Retallick (LD); Garry Tregida (MK); John Wood (Ind)
- Saltash Essa-Richard Bickford (Ind); Challenge of Glory; Hilary Frank (HR); Tim Snell (G); Red Alastair (Laboratory); Lewis Virgo (with)
- Saltash Tamar - Matt Griffiths (lab); Derek Holley (Ind.); Sheila Lennox-Boyd (Swindler); Sarah Martin (RHD)
- Saltash Trematon and Landrake - Caleb Barron (G); John Brady (Indiana); Steve Miller (Ind); Sam Tamlin (LD); Ann Whyte (Laboratory); Martin Worth (Stafa)
- Santa Inês- Paul Clark (G); Peter Mitchell (LD); Prasanth Panicker (Con); Alan Sanders (MC)
- St. Austell Bethel e Holmbush - Malcolm Brown (LD); Deborah George (Laboratório); William Nicholls (G); Jordan Rowse (Con)
- St Austell Central & Govern - Anne Doble (Con); Sandra Heyward (Indiana); Felicity Owen (Laboratory); Julia Smith (G); Tim Styles (LD)
- St. Austell Poltair and Mount Charles - Jackie Bull (LD); Julie Fox (MK); Andrew Lanxon (Laboratory); Richard Pears (Swindler); Mike Thompson (Ind); Ricardo Pozos (G)
- St Blazey - Ryan Chamberlain (Laboratory); Pauline Giles (Bullshit); Roy Taylor (LD); Cathy Trodd (MK)
- San Cleer and Menheniot - David Ambler (LD); Haviland Bunt (Ind); Pete Nash (Laboratory); Richard Sedgley (G); Phil Seeva (Con)
- St Columb Major, St Mawgan and St Wenn - Pauline Avery (LD); Michell Johns (Swindler); Scot Taylor (Laboratory); Paul Wills (Ind)
- St Columb Minor & Colan - John Fitter (Ind); Marcos Formosa (Con)
- Saint Dennis and Saint Enoder - Dick Cole (MK); Nick Morris (Swindler); Julian Young (RL)
- St Goran, Tregony y Roseland - Julian German (Ind); Richard Heath (Estafador); Betania Mepham (G)
- San IvesEast, Lelant and Carbis Bay - Ian Arthur (G); Steve Hynes (Laboratory); Lucas Rogers (HR); Linda Taylor (cheat)
- St Ives West and Towednack - Lisa Arthur Gibbons (G); Marion Beveridge (Laboratory); Rachel Bradford (Bullshit); Andrew Mitchell (Ind)
- St Mewan and Grampound - Michael Bunney (MK); Tony Dowrick (Con)
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- St Newlyn East, Cubert e Goonhaven - Howard Farmer (Ind); Adrian Harvey (Vigarista); Peter Mewton (G)
- San Esteban e Brannel - Robert Irwin (LD); Mike McLenning (Con)
- San Teathtincture gel-Dominic Fairman (LD); Daniel Laughton (Estafador); Michael Willians (G)
- Stratton, Kilkhampton and Morwenstow - Lee Bond (Laboratory); Jo Hopper (G); Shorne Tilbey (Swindler); Bob Willingham (LD)
- Threemilestone and Chacewater - John Dyer (Swindler); Karen La Borde (G); Edward Penrose (LD); Dulcie Tudor (Ind)
- Torpoint - Robert Mattholie (G); Keiran Luna (LD); Louis Sanderson (Laboratory); John Tivnan (Con)
- truroBoscawen and Redannick - Chris Austin (Swindler); Rob Nolan (LD); Mark Roby (Laboratory); Rachel Whyte (G)
- Truro Moresk & Trehaverne - Bert Biscoe (Ind); Tom Mainwaring-Evans (Laboratório); Lindsay Southcombe (G); Simon Taylor (LD); Christopher Wells (Con)
- Truro Tregolls - Richard Ambler (Swindler); Sable Verde (G); Loic Rich (Ind); Dianne Seale (Laboratory)
- Wadebridge East and St Minver - Bettina Harries (Reform UK); Stephen Knightley (LD); Carol Mold (Swindler); Amanda Pennington (G)
- Wadebridge West and St Mabyn - Stephen De Burgh-Thomas (Swindler); Robyn Harris (Laboratory); Lydia Light (G); Robin Moorcroft (Ind.)
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It provides the different communities of Cornwall with the opportunity to influence decision making, ensuring public services reflect local circumstances. Local councils are key players in being able to deliver this localism agenda.How do I contact Cornwall Council Tax? ›
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Parliamentary history of Cornwall
All six parliamentary seats are currently held by Conservatives, having came from holding no seats in 1997, 2001 and 2005, to gaining three of the six from the Liberal Democrats in 2010, to gaining the remaining three to hold all six Cornish seats in 2015.
Cornwall also traditionally elects a number of independent councillors, and is a centre for the rump Liberal Party in the UK.What is the motto of Cornwall? ›
Cornwall's motto 'Onan hag Oll' which in English means 'One and All', is a sentiment of unity that pervades the Cornish spirit and has defined its character over millennia.How many residents does Cornwall Council have? ›
The Council has a revenue budget of over £1bn, with 87 local Councillors representing the 550,000 residents of Cornwall, delivering services to every community across the County. Our Cabinet has committed to deliver on five key priorities: Healthy Cornwall.What is Cornwall College motto? ›
About CC. Cornwall College is now one of the top institutions in the Caribbean, guided by the motto 'Learn or Leave'.Why is it called Cornwall? ›
The English name, Cornwall, comes from the Celtic name, to which the Old English word Wealas "foreigner" is added. In pre-Roman times, Cornwall was part of the kingdom of Dumnonia, and was later known to the Anglo-Saxons as "West Wales", to distinguish it from "North Wales" (modern-day Wales).
Why is Cornwall so called? ›
The name Cornwall is most likely derived from the tribal name 'Cornovii' which probably means the 'horn people' - the horn referring to their location at the end of the south-western peninsula. To this the Anglo-Saxons added 'Wealas' meaning 'foreigners'.What city is Cornwall in? ›
Cornwall (Cornish: Kernow) is a county in the far southwest of England in the United Kingdom. Truro is the capital of the Unitary Authority that has administered Cornwall since 2009. Truro is also the only city.What is the best time to call council tax? ›
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The Council Tax Service will send SMS text messages, emails and recorded voice messages to you if your Council Tax account falls in to arrears.How do I write to Cornwall Council? ›
- Feedback and complaints.
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Cornwall, like other parts of Britain, is sometimes associated with the distinct collection of practices known as Celtic Christianity but was always in communion with the wider Catholic Church. The Cornish saints are commemorated in legends, churches and placenames.Who owns most of the land in Cornwall? ›
Prince Charles – Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall & Rothesay, High Steward of Scotland, Lord of the Isles, etc – is the largest private landowner in England. In his capacity as Duke of Cornwall, he owns an estate of some 135,000 acres, spread across 23 counties.Who owns most of Cornwall? ›
The Duchy of Cornwall is a private estate established by Edward III in 1337 to provide an income for the heir to the throne. The Duchy has been run under the stewardship of The Prince of Wales, the current Duke of Cornwall, since 1969.Why do people leave Cornwall? ›
Cornish emigration has been caused by a number of factors, but due mainly to economic reasons and the lack of jobs in the 18th and 19th centuries when many Cornish people or “Cousin Jacks”, as they were known, migrated to various parts of the world in search of a better life.Do people from Cornwall consider themselves English? ›
All participants categorised themselves as Cornish and identified Cornish as their primary ethnic group orientation. Those in the west primarily thought of themselves as Cornish and British/Celtic, while those in the east tended to think of themselves as Cornish and English.
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Cornwall, or Kernow as it's known in Cornish, has a unique Celtic heritage and is considered one of the 'Celtic nations'. The Celtic nations are made up of Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man, Brittany and Cornwall; some lists also include Galicia and Asturias in North West Spain.How do you say hello in Cornish? ›
- Greetings etc. Hello - Dydh da. Goodbye - Dyw genes. Please - Mar pleg. Thank you - Meur ras. ...
- Colours. white - gwynn. yellow - melyn. orange - rudhvelyn. pink - gwynnrudh. ...
- Animals. bird - edhen. cat - kath. crow - bran. fish - pysk. ...
- Places. beach - treth. castle - kastell or dinas. cave - fow, gogo, kav or mogow.
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There is no data for average waiting times, but what we do know is that there are currently about 28,000 households on the Homechoice register, while only 2,000 social housing properties become available every year. Less than 1 in 10 registered will be successfully housed.How many people in Cornwall are homeless? ›
Research from a UK homeless charity has found more than 3,800 people, including 1,500 children, were recorded as homeless in Devon and Cornwall in 2022.Who owns Cornwall Council? ›
The council, and its predecessor Cornwall County Council, has a tradition of large groups of independent councillors, having been controlled by independents in the 1970s and 1980s. Since the 2021 elections, it has been under the control of the Conservative Party.Is Cornish a good school? ›
Cornish College of the Arts is a topnotch fine art school, for those who are serious about their art. Class sizes are small, with a student-to-teacher ratio of only 8:1.What is Cornish College known for? ›
A Pacific Northwest Arts College
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Yes, we're talking 'emmet' – the nickname Cornish people refer to non-Cornish people and, more specifically, tourists to the county; also known as incomers, blow-ins, grockles (if you're a Devonshire person living in Cornwall, which is a dangerous thing to be), second home owners or other words unprintable on a family- ...Are you Cornish if you're born in Cornwall? ›
Our real ancestors, the Romans, named us "Celts." One cannot be Cornish without a Cornish bloodline - the longer the better. Some think that being "home here" makes them Cornish. Wrong - they are English, born in Cornwall - a different thing.Is Cornwall Ontario English or French? ›
Cornwall is a bilingual city, with half of its residents able to converse in both of Canada's official languages, English and French. Having said that, English is the most commonly spoken language in most workplaces.Is Cornwall English or Welsh? ›
In modern times, Cornwall is an administrative county of England.How is Cornwall different from the rest of England? ›
The Crown owns every single bit of land throughout the whole of Great Britain except that of Cornwall where the absolute owner is the Duke. Cornwall even has its own government which has a clear distinction from that of the British Parliament. It is known as the Duch Council and is currently completely unelected.Who was the last king of Cornwall? ›
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“Dumnonia” was the Latin name for the region and Cornweal (which became Cornwall) is the name by which the Anglo-Saxons called them. At least until the mid-8th century, the rulers of Dumnonia were probably also the rulers of what we now think of as Cornwall.What country does Cornwall belong to? ›
Cornwall, unitary authority and historic county, southwestern England, occupying a peninsula jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. Truro is the unitary authority's administrative centre. The unitary authority covers nearly the same area as the historic county.Is Cornwall close to London? ›
Travel to Cornwall by road
It takes less than five hours to get from London to the heart of Cornwall by either train or car.
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Call 0300 1234 222.How do I contact Cornwall Council by phone? ›
phone on 0300 1234 212 (option 4)Who is Leader of Cornwall Council? ›
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In comparison council chief executive Kate Kennally 'only' received a salary of £180,423 but when her pension contributions are added her full package for 2019/20 was £211,987. The total bill for the council's senior staff for 2019/20 was £1,939,802. The previous year it had been £1,467,837.How much land does Cornwall Council own? ›
Cornwall Council is the registration authority for common land and town and village greens in Cornwall. Before 1 October 2008 we worked under legislation brought about by the Commons Registration Act 1965. Under this legislation there is approximately 25,000 acres of common land in about 300 register units.Who is the deputy leader of Cornwall Council? ›
Cllr David Harris, deputy leader of Cornwall Council and portfolio holder for resources, said: “I am delighted that we have managed to put this budget before Cabinet, and I must thank all of the officers who have worked so hard to get us to this point.What are the posh areas of Cheshire? ›
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