Who’s who on the Parish Council

We currently have 1 vacancy. So, if you are interested, read on…

Serving as a councillor on any parish or town council is controlled by the rules and regulations laid out in the Local Government Act 1972 (LGA 1972). Hockliffe Parish Council has the capacity for 7 serving councillors. In many cases, those who put themselves forward for a seat on the parish council are uncontested.

Who’s who on the Council

Hockliffe Parish Council currently consists of three elected members,  and a Clerk to the Council.

The full council usually meets on the 2nd working Monday of every month except for August at Hockliffe Lower School, Woburn Road, Hockliffe. you can find further information regarding this on each meeting agenda once published.

The Chair and Vice-Chair are elected annually. There has to be a quorum to pass resolutions, i.e. a minimum of three or one-third of the Council.

Councillors are elected for a 4-year term. If a vacancy occurs during this term, either an election or by co-option can fill it. There is currently one vacancy for a Parish Councillor. For further information, you can find out more from the following link – becoming a Parish Councillor.

The next election year is 2027.

Below is a list of the current Parish Councillors together with their contact information. Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) maintains a register of interests for all Parish and Ward Councillors.

Before you contact any of the Parish Council members, we advise you to check our privacy notice, which will guide you on how we process information at Hockliffe Parish Council.

At the end of this list, we have included the contact details for our Central Bedfordshire Ward Councillor and our Member of Parliament.

Cllr. Robert Scott
Chair & Parish Councillor

Re-elected as Chairman - May 2023

Re-elected unopposed 4th May 2023

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Richard Alexander
Vice Chair & Parish Councillor

Co-opted to the Parish Council on 12th December 2022

Elected unopposed 4th May 2023

Elected as Vice-Chair - May 2023

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Peter Edwards OBE
Parish Councillor

Elected unopposed 4th May 2023

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Mel Richards
Parish Councillor

Co-opted 11th March 2024

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Mike Richards
Parish Councillor

Co-opted to the Parish Council on 11th March 2024

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Rebecca Wuczke
Parish Councillor

Co-opted to the Parish Council on 12th December 2022

Elected unopposed 4th May 2023

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Could this be You
Parish Councillor

Fancy a challenge?

Contact Colin Underhay - Parish Clerk for more information - parish.clerk@hockliffepc.org.uk

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Colin Underhay
Parish Clerk

Areas of Responsibility

Bedfordshire Police
Hockliffe Lower School
Rights of Way

Safeguarding Lead - November 2020

Colin is the Parish Clerk and took up office in March 2020

The contact phone number for the Parish Clerk and Council Members is: 07726 869 303

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Richard Alexander
Village handyman

Richard works under the direct instruction of Colin Underhay, our Parish Clerk. If you discover any jobs that are in need of doing, please make contact with Colin who will establish whether it is an area that Hockliffe Parish Council is responsible for.

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Barrie Simpson
Webmaster & Social Media Manager

Areas of Responsibility
Management and maintenance of the Parish Council Website.
Management and maintenance of the Parish Council Facebook page.

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Cllr. Mark Versallion
Ward Councillor - Central Bedfordshire Council - Conservative Group

“representing the villages of Heath and Reach, Hockliffe, Eggington, Stanbridge, Tilsworth, Tebworth and Wingfield.”

“Lives in Heath and Reach, all correspondence to:”

Office Address:   Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5TQ  

For more information on your Ward Councillor, click on the icons below.

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Andrew Selous MP
Conservative MP for South West Bedfordshire

Constituency Office
26/27 Wentworth House, 83 High Street North, Dunstable LU6 1JJ

Office Telephone

01582 662 821 (Mon-Fri: 09:00-13:00)

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