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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
    18/05/20 Council (7.00pm) - 18 May 2020 (Appointments)
    16/05/20 Council - 16 May 2020 (Mayor Making) (10.30am)
    5/05/20 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    21/04/20 Council (7.00pm) - 21 April 2020
    2/04/20 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    5/03/20 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    25/02/20 Council (7.00pm) - 25 February 2020
    6/02/20 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 February 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    28/01/20 Council (7.00pm) - 28 January 2020
    16/01/20 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 16 January 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    5/12/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 December 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    19/11/19 Council (7.00pm) - 19 November 2019
    7/11/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 November 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    3/10/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 October 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    16/09/19 Council (7.00pm) - 16 September 2019
    5/09/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 September 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    1/08/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 August 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    23/07/19 Council (7.00pm) - 23 July 2019
    4/07/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 July 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    12/06/19 Cabinet (4.00pm) - 12 June 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    20/05/19 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 20 May 2019
    18/05/19 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 18 May 2019

    Date Meeting Position
    18/04/19 Council (7.00pm) - 18 April 2019
    4/04/19 Cabinet - 4 April 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    7/03/19 Cabinet - 7 March 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    26/02/19 Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2019
    7/02/19 Cabinet - 7 February 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    29/01/19 Council (7.00pm) - 29 January 2019
    17/01/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 17 January 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    3/01/19 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 January 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    6/12/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 December 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    20/11/18 Council (7.00pm) - 20 November 2018
    1/11/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 November 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    4/10/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 October 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    18/09/18 Council (7.00pm) - 18 September 2018
    30/08/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 30 August 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    2/08/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 August 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    24/07/18 Council (7.00pm) - 24 July 2018
    5/07/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 July 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    31/05/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 31 May 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    21/05/18 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 21 May 2018
    12/05/18 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 12 May 2018
    3/05/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 May 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    24/04/18 Council (7.00pm) - 24 April 2018
    27/03/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 27 March 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    1/03/18 Cabinet (5.30pm) - 1 March 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    26/02/18 Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2018
    30/01/18 Council (7.00pm) - 30 January 2018
    18/01/18 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 18 January 2018 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    7/12/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 December 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    21/11/17 Council (7.00pm) - 21 November 2017
    2/11/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 November 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    5/10/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 October 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    19/09/17 Council (7.00pm) - 19 September 2017
    31/08/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 31 August 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    3/08/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 August 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    25/07/17 Council (7.00pm) - 25 July 2017
    6/07/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 July 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    1/06/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 June 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    22/05/17 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 22 May 2017
    13/05/17 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 13 May 2017

    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 & 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 & 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; 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

    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
    Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 13 May 2017
    Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 22 May 2017
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 June 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 July 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Council (7.00pm) - 25 July 2017
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 August 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 31 August 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Council (7.00pm) - 19 September 2017
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 October 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 November 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Council (7.00pm) - 21 November 2017
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 December 2017 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 18 January 2018 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Council (7.00pm) - 30 January 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2018
    Cabinet (5.30pm) - 1 March 2018 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 27 March 2018 Planning and Regeneration Portfolio
    Council (7.00pm) - 24 April 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 24 July 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 18 September 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 20 November 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 29 January 2019
    Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2019
    Council (7.00pm) - 18 April 2019
    Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 18 May 2019
    Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 20 May 2019
    Cabinet (4.00pm) - 12 June 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 July 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 July 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Council (7.00pm) - 23 July 2019
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 August 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 August 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 August 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 October 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 November 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 7 November 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 December 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 December 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 December 2019 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 16 January 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 16 January 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 16 January 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 16 January 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 February 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 February 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 February 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 February 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 February 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 March 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 April 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 May 2020 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio

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