Councillors and Clerk

The Parish Clerk

The Parish Clerk is the only employee of the Parish Council and is both the ‘Proper Officer’ and the ‘Responsible Finance Officer’. The Parish Clerk is solely responsible for the implementation of Council resolutions with the assistance of the Chairman or other members where authorised by the Parish Council.

The Parish Clerk is:

Mike Elliott, 19/21, Main Street, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire. NG12 5AA

Telephone: 0115 9376506


The Chairman

The Parish Council must by law have a Chairman. The Chairman is an elected member of the Parish Council and is elected to the post annually by Parish Councillors.

The Chairman has the responsibility in law (duty) to ensure that:

  • That all meetings are held in an orderly manner.
  • That all meetings are lawfully convened and quorate.
  • That the meeting is conducted in accordance with Standing Orders.
  • That all matters discussed have been properly included on the agenda.

The Chairman also has the following additional powers:

  • To cast a second and casting vote where there is an equality of votes.
  • The power to call a Parish Council Meeting without reference to other members.
  • The power to be the sole arbiter of Points of Order raised by members during a meeting.

In all other respect the Chairman is no more or less important that any other member of the Council.

The current Chairman is:

Councillor Julia Faulconbridge


The current Parish Councillors are listed below. In meetings Parish Councillors are governed by the Standing Orders and Financial Regulations and must adhere to the Code of Conduct. In arriving at decisions members must to cognisant of the limits of their authority and powers. Members must also provide a Register of Interests, please click to to access the Register of Members Interests.

Councillor Steve Ball – Member –

Councillor Carol Dunn – Member – carol.dunn@whatton.parish.e.mail

Councillor Georgia Elms – Vice Chairman –

Councillor Julia Faulconbridge – Chairman –

Councillor Chris Grocock – Member –

Councillor Jane Morris – Member –

Vacant – Notification of Casual Vacancy. The notification period has now expired and it is open to the Parish Council to co-opt (Appoint) a member to the Parish Council.