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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
    Conservative Party

    Committees

    I am a member of the following committees:-

    Committee Position
    Economic Development and Planning Portfolio

    Diary Dates

    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
    1/03/19 Appointments Committee - Head of Development (11.00am) - 1 March 2019
    26/02/19 Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2019
    11/02/19 Appointments Committee - Head of Development (11.00am) - 11 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

    Date Meeting Position
    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
    2/05/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 May 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    25/04/17 Council (7.00pm) - 25 April 2017
    25/04/17 Council as Trustee of the Izaak Walton Cottage Trust Meeting - 25 April 2017
    2/03/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 March 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    21/02/17 Council (7.00pm) - 21 February 2017
    31/01/17 Council (7.00pm) - 31 January 2017
    19/01/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 19 January 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    5/01/17 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 5 January 2017 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    8/12/16 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 8 December 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    22/11/16 Council (7.00pm) - 22 November 2016
    3/11/16 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 3 November 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    6/10/16 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 6 October 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    20/09/16 Council (7.00pm) - 20 September 2016
    20/09/16 Special Council (6.30pm) - 20 September 2016
    1/09/16 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 1 September 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    4/08/16 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 4 August 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    26/07/16 Council (7.00pm) - 26 July 2016
    26/07/16 Special Council (6.30pm) - 26 July 2016
    11/07/16 Cabinet (10.00am) - 11 July 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    2/06/16 Cabinet (6.30pm) - 2 June 2016 Economic Development and Planning Portfolio
    23/05/16 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 23 May 2016
    14/05/16 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 14 May 2016

    Profile

    I am married with four daughters and currently five grandchildren; and have lived in Stafford all my married life.   My background is as a business advisor and parliamentary lobbyist - as Midlands Director of the Country Land & Business Association (CLA) particularly working with small businesses, farmers and foresters - and running my own business.  

    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;
    • Chair Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Joint Committee.
    • On behalf of Staffordshire and Stoke Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – Staffordshire representative to Defra’s national LEPs Rural Roundtable Forum.
    • Chair Staffordshire Rural Affairs Forum (advisory arm of the LEP).
    • Rural Affairs Forum representative to Staffordshire ESIF committee (EU funding).
    • Non-executive Director of Engaging Communities Staffordshire. ECS aims to bring together public engagement and research, information provision, advocacy and customer feedback services for the health and social care sector in Staffordshire.
    • Secretary of State appointee to Peak District National Park Authority (Board).
    • Peak Park Authority representative on Destination Staffordshire, the county’s Tourism Economic Partnership.
    • Midland Heritage Champion for English Heritage.
    • 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.

    Previous Board positions: Harper Adams University; Stafford and Rural Homes; Staffordshire Ambulance Trust, Staffordshire Crimestoppers; 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.

    I can always 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 

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