Parish Council

Chairman : Cllr Chris Simmonds
T: 01460 78774 E:
Glebe House, Claycastle, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset. TA18 7PB.
Committees & Working Groups :  Roads & Highways Working Group. Finance Committee.
Other Responsibilities Haselbury Plucknett Phone Box Defibrillator
Vice Chairman : Cllr Matthew Bryant

The Swan House, Swan Hill, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset. TA18 7QT
Committees & Working Groups: Finance Committee,

Parish Clerk & RFO: Mrs Lucy Gibbons

T: 01935 863106 E:
Rose Cottage, Pendomer. Yeovil. BA22 9PH.
Committees & Working Groups:
 Finance Committee

Cllr Brian Atherton

T: 0146076836 E:
Giffords Cottage, Giffords Lane, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset. TA18 7RH.
Area of special responsibility: Village Hall Trust liason.

 Cllr Paul Reed

Penwood, 5 Petvins Court, Claycastle, TA18 7PE
Area of special responsibility: 

Photo.JPG Cllr Jim Farrant

T: 01460 76233                   E:
Orchard Cottage Claycastle, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset TA18 7PB
Committees & Working Groups: Policies Working Group, Roads and Highways Working Group,

Cllr Jacqueline Prunty    

Haselbury Wing, Swan Hill, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset.
Committees & Working Groups: Finance Committee, Standards and Policies Working Group

Cllr Margaret Rendall

T: 01460 73949 E: N/A
51 New Close, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset. TA18 7QY.
Committees & Working Groups: N/A
Other Responsibilities: Jared Gear Almshouses Visitor

Cllr Hugh Williams
Haselbury House, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset.
Committees & Working Groups: Footpaths Committee, Roads & Highways Working Group, Standards and Policies Working Group.

Councillor’s Registers of Interests are available to view using THIS LINK

Committees of the Parish Council

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee meet quarterly. Committee responsibilities include reviewing of cash flow, to forecast, make recommendations on budget and precept matters, consider charitable donations and ensure best practice policy is followed.

Working Groups of the Parish Council

Standards & Policies Working Group

The Standards & Policies Working Group meet once a year before the A.G.M. and/or when required. The role of this group is to review, on behalf of The Parish Council, matters of policy, standards and procedure and to ensure that both The Parish Council and elected Councillors are following and are compliant with current legislation.

The Roads & Highways Working Group

This Working Group of the Parish Council meet as required to discuss and liaise with County highways and SSDC and Haselbury Speedwatch Team on all matters and issues relating to parking, roadside ditches, road surfaces, pavements, roadside drains, Speeding and road safety.

The Village Hall Feasibility Working Group

The Village Hall Feasibility Working Group is an advisory group currently meeting monthly and are looking in to every aspect regarding a new build village hall for our village. Site, planning permission, The investigation of National Lottery funding and architect all come under the Groups remit. Decisions involving capital spending are made by the Parish Council.  

The Footpaths & Rights of Way Working Group

A small team made up of Parish Councillors and members of the public. The group take on small clearance tasks where Parish land or some Highways land is involved. This is over and above of the normal services supplied by the County Council. Volunteers also report any issues on our public footpaths such as dog nuisance, litter, access issues, broken gates or styles for action. If you would like to volunteer to help with footpath management tasks locally or to report any Public Rights of Way issues, please contact the Parish Clerk.    

The Social Working Group

Member of Parliament

 Marcus Fysh MP

The House of Commons, London. SW1A 0AA.
T: 020 7219 4527 E:
​Twitter: @marcusfysh

County Councillor

Cllr Mark Keating

Bay Tree Farm, Haselbury Plucknett. Somerset. TA18 7PE.
T: 01460 73003 (office hours) M: 07767 203968

District Councillor

Cllr Anthony Vaughan

Photo used under Creative Commons from Kenneth@Vetter