The Conservatives have political control
Following the elections in May 2019 there are 38 borough councillors and the composition of this council is Conservative: 23, Liberal Democrat: 8, Brockworth First: 4, Tewkesbury and Twyning Independents: 2, Green: 1.
The leader of the council is councillor Rob Bird (Con) and the Deputy Leader is councillor Jim Mason (Con).
Lead member portfolios
We have an executive committee of 11 members. One member is the leader of the council and the other ten have a specific area of interest (known as a portfolio) and are known as lead members.
The leader of the council is the Chair of the executive committee and the deputy leader is the Vice-chair.
The scope of the portfolios and number and names of lead members on the executive committee is determined at the annual council meeting in May.
Councillors' code of conduct
If you have a complaint that a Borough or Parish/Town Councillor has breached their Authority's Code of Conduct you should write to the Monitoring Officer at the following address outlining your complaint and the reasons that you feel the Councillor has breached the Code of Conduct:
The Monitoring Officer, Tewkesbury Borough Council, Public Services Centre, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury. GL20 5TT
Please note that the Parish/Town Council Codes of Conduct vary and a copy of the relevant Code can be obtained from the Parish Clerk or the Monitoring Officer. Telephone: 01684 272011.
The Borough Council's Code of Conduct can be found below:
Tewkesbury Borough Councillors - Organised by ward
Parishes of Badgeworth, Great Witcombe, and Staverton
Robert Vines - Conservative
Churchdown Brookfield with Hucclecote
Churchdown St John’s
Helen Munro - Liberal Democrat
Parishes of Gotherington, Southam and Woodmancote
Cleeve St Michael’s
Highnam with Haw Bridge
Parishes of Ashleworth, Chaceley, Forthampton, Hasfield, Highnam, Maisemore, Minsterworth and Tirley
Parishes of Innsworth, Longford and Twigworth
Parishes of Ashchurch Rural, Buckland, Dumbleton, Oxenton, Snowshill, Stanton, Stanway, Teddington and Toddington
Severn Vale North
Parishes of Deerhurst, Elmstone Hardwicke, Leigh and Stoke Orchard & Tredington
Heather McLain - Conservative
Severn Vale South
Parishes of Boddington, Down Hatherley, Norton, Sandhurst and Uckington
Mark Williams - Conservative
Philip Surman - Conservative
Tewkesbury Newtown Ward and the parish of Wheatpieces
Tewkesbury North and Twyning
Parishes of Alderton, Gretton, Hawling, Prescott, Sudeley and Winchcombe
In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, all Members have completed a Register of Members’ Interest form which sets out their pecuniary and other interests in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct. The forms can be viewed, or copies obtained, by telephoning 01684 272021 or 01684 272011 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Tewkesbury Borough Members of Parliament - MPs
Laurence Robertson - Conservative
Mark Harper - Conservative
Tewkesbury Borough Members of the European Parliament - MEPs
Ann Widdecombe - Brexit Party
Caroline Voaden - Liberal Democrats
James Glancy - Brexit Party