Councillor Frances Beatty MBE, JP, ARAgs

    Email: fbeatty@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Ward: Milwich
    Telephone: 01785 240667
    Postal Address: Willoughby, 1 Newbolt Walk, Stafford ST16 3WY

    Political Party

    I am a member of the following Party:-

    Party Position Description
    Conservative Party

    Committees

    I am a member of the following committees:-

    Committee Position
    Economic Development and Planning Portfolio

    Diary Dates

    Date Meeting Position
    5/05/22 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    19/04/22 Council (7.00pm) - 19 April 2022
    7/04/22 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 April 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    23/03/22 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 23 March 2022
    3/03/22 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 March 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    2/03/22 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 2 March 2022
    22/02/22 Council (7.00pm) - 22 February 2022
    9/02/22 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 9 February 2022
    1/02/22 Council (7.00pm) - 1 February 2022
    19/01/22 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 19 January 2022
    13/01/22 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 13 January 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    8/12/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 8 December 2021
    2/12/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 December 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    23/11/21 Council (7.00pm) - 23 November 2021
    4/11/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 November 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    29/10/21 Special Planning Committee (10.30am) - 29 October 2021
    27/10/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 27 October 2021
    7/10/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 October 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    29/09/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 29 September 2021
    14/09/21 Council (7.00pm) - 14 September 2021
    2/09/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 September 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    1/09/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 1 September 2021
    18/08/21 Planning Committee Site Visit (6.30pm) - 18 August 2021
    11/08/21 Planning Committee Site Visit (11.00am) - 11 August 2021
    5/08/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 August 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    4/08/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 4 August 2021
    21/07/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 21 July 2021
    20/07/21 Council (7.30pm) - 20 July 2021
    20/07/21 Special Council (7.00pm) - 20 July 2021
    1/07/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 July 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    10/06/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 10 June 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    9/06/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 9 June 2021
    26/05/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 26 May 2021
    17/05/21 Extraordinary Council (7.00pm) - 17 May 2021
    4/05/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 May 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    28/04/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 28 April 2021
    20/04/21 Council (6.30pm) - 20 April 2021
    14/04/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021
    8/04/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 8 April 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    17/03/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021
    4/03/21 Cabinet - 4 March 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    3/03/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2021
    23/02/21 Council (7.00pm) - 23 February 2021
    4/02/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 February 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    3/02/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 February 2021
    26/01/21 Council (7.00pm) - 26 January 2021
    20/01/21 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 20 January 2021
    15/01/21 Special Planning Committee (10.00am) - 15 January 2021
    14/01/21 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 14 January 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    16/12/20 Planning Committee - 16 December 2020
    3/12/20 Cabinet - 3 December 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    2/12/20 Planning Committee - 2 December 2020
    24/11/20 Council (7.00pm) - 24 November 2020
    18/11/20 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 18 November 2020
    5/11/20 Cabinet - 5 November 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    4/11/20 Planning Committee - 4 November 2020
    21/10/20 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 21 October 2020
    8/10/20 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 8 October 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    7/10/20 Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 7 October 2020
    23/09/20 Planning Committee - 23 September 2020
    15/09/20 Council (7.00pm) - 15 September 2020
    15/09/20 Council - 15 September 2020
    2/09/20 Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 2 September 2020
    6/08/20 Cabinet - 6 August 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    29/07/20 Planning Committee - 29 July 2020
    28/07/20 Extraordinary Council (7.00pm) - 28 July 2020
    15/07/20 Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 15 July 2020
    2/07/20 Cabinet - 2 July 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    1/07/20 Special Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 1 July 2020
    30/06/20 Special Planning Committee - 30 June 2020
    17/06/20 Planning Committee - 17 June 2020 (3.00pm)
    11/06/20 Cabinet (3.00pm) - 11 June 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    3/06/20 Planning Committee - 3 June 2020 (3.00pm)
    18/05/20 Council (7.00pm) - 18 May 2020 (Appointments) - CANCELLED
    16/05/20 Council - 16 May 2020 (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - CANCELLED

    Profile

    I am married with four daughters and seven grandchildren; and have lived in Stafford all my married life.   My background is as a company director, business advisor and parliamentary lobbyist - as Midlands Director of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) particularly working with rural businesses, farmers and foresters - and then running my own business. My particular expertise lies in my understanding of rural economic, community and environmental issues local and national.

    My various roles bring me alongside a wide range of agencies, voluntary organisations and people. I have broad interests and Board level experience across education, environment, economy and social sectors, including currently:

    • Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Planning, Stafford Borough Council;
    • Stafford Borough Council representative on Destination Staffordshire, the county’s tourism economic partnership;
    • Chair Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Joint Committee, for Defra;
    • Staffordshire representative to Defra’s national LEPs Rural Roundtable Forum for Staffordshire and Stoke Local Enterprise Partnership;
    • Chair Staffordshire Rural Affairs Forum (advisory arm of the LEP);
    • Staffordshire ESIF committee (directing EU funding for large scale project bids);
    • Broad Eye Windmill Council of Management for SBC;
    • Sow and Penk Drainage Board – SBC representative;
    • Non-executive Director Engaging Communities. ECS brings together public engagement, research, information provision, advocacy and customer feedback services for the health and social care sector; we manage Health Watch for government in Staffordshire and across the Midlands and North West;
    • Midland Heritage Champion for Historic England;
    • Trustee William Salt Library in Stafford, a unique archive of Staffordshire history;
    • Trustee Staffordshire Yeomanry Museum, housed in the High House, Stafford;
    • Magistrate since 1980 (supplemental list).
    • Previous Board positions: Secretary of State appointee to Peak District National Park Authority; Harper Adams University; Homes Plus (formerly Stafford and Rural Homes); Staffordshire Ambulance Trust, Staffordshire Crimestoppers (founder member); Government Food and Farming Panel responsible for industry responses to government on agri-food, economic and environmental policies.   I have been involved extensively in food/farming initiatives for Government with schools, education authorities on healthy eating.
    • A high proportion - 10 of 37 - parish council and parish meetings in the borough are within Milwich ward. I attend their generally monthly meetings as often as possible, shared with my fellow councillor Andrew Harp (over 100 meetings pa!). Each clerk has my details or I can be contacted by leaving a message with my husband Michael at home on 01785 240667, on my mobile 07877 896466 or by emailing me at fbeatty@staffordbc.gov.uk

     

    Committees

    I am a member of the following committees:-

    Committee Position
    Cabinet Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Council
    Planning Committee

    Diary Dates

    The following is a list of dates of committees upon which I am presently a Member, click on the meeting to get the agenda, reports and minutes

    Date Meeting position
    Cabinet (3.00pm) - 11 June 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 8 October 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet - 5 November 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet - 3 December 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 14 January 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 February 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet - 4 March 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 8 April 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 May 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 10 June 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 July 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 August 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 September 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 October 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 November 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 December 2021 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 13 January 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 March 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 April 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 April 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 9 June 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 9 June 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 9 June 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 9 June 2022 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio

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