Councillor Ralph P Cooke

    Email: rcooke@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Ward: Penkside
    Telephone: 01785 242100
    Postal Address: 15 Brunswick Terrace, Stafford ST16 1BB

    Political Party

    I am a member of the following Party:-

    Party Position Description
    Labour

    Committees

    I am a member of the following committees:-

    Diary Dates

    Date Meeting Position
    25/03/21 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee - 25 March 2021 Chair
    23/02/21 Council (7.00pm) - 23 February 2021
    11/02/21 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    26/01/21 Council (7.00pm) - 26 January 2021
    12/01/21 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 January 2021 Chair
    6/01/21 Licensing Sub Committee (10am) - 6 January 2021
    15/12/20 Licensing Sub Committee (2.00pm) - 15 December 2020
    30/11/20 Licensing Sub Committee (2.00pm) - 30 November 2020
    24/11/20 Council (7.00pm) - 24 November 2020
    19/11/20 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 November 2020 Chair
    9/11/20 Licensing Committee (2.00pm) - 9 November
    4/11/20 Standards Committee - 4 November (2.00pm)
    15/09/20 Council - 15 September 2020
    15/09/20 Council (7.00pm) - 15 September 2020
    11/09/20 Licensing Sub Committee (10.00am) - 11 September 2020
    7/09/20 Licensing Committee (10.00am) - 7 September 2020
    20/08/20 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.00pm) - 20 August 2020 Chair
    5/08/20 Licensing Sub Committee (10.00am) - 5 August 2020
    28/07/20 Extraordinary Council (7.00pm) - 28 July 2020
    22/07/20 Standards Committee - 22 July 2020 (2.00pm)
    9/06/20 Resources Scrutiny Committee (2.00pm) - 9 June 2020 Chair
    18/05/20 Council (7.00pm) - 18 May 2020 (Appointments) - CANCELLED
    16/05/20 Council - 16 May 2020 (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - CANCELLED
    24/04/20 CANCELLED - Licensing Sub Committee (10.00am) - 24 April 2020
    21/04/20 Council (7.00pm) - 21 April 2020 - CANCELLED
    8/04/20 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 8 April 2020 - CANCELLED Chair
    25/02/20 Council (7.00pm) - 25 February 2020
    20/02/20 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 20 February 2020 Chair
    28/01/20 Council (7.00pm) - 28 January 2020
    7/01/20 Resources Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 7 January 2020 Chair
    7/01/20 Licensing Sub Committee (10.00am) - 7 January 2020
    9/12/19 Licensing Sub Committee - 9 December 2019
    19/11/19 Council (7.00pm) - 19 November 2019
    19/11/19 Special Council (6.30pm) - 19 November 2019
    18/11/19 Resources Scrutiny Committee (5.30pm) - 18 November 2019 Chair
    14/11/19 Licensing Sub Committee - 14 November 2019 (rescheduled from 2 October)
    16/09/19 Council (7.00pm) - 16 September 2019
    9/09/19 Licensing Sub Committee (2.00pm) - 9 September 2019
    20/08/19 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 20 August 2019 Chair
    25/07/19 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 25 July 2019 Chair
    23/07/19 Council (7.00pm) - 23 July 2019
    5/07/19 Licensing Sub Committee (10.00am) - 5 July 2019
    20/05/19 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 20 May 2019
    18/05/19 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 18 May 2019

    Profile

    Ralph was born in Calcutta and came to London when he was 10 years old.  He was educated at Owen's School, the London School of Economics and the London Institute of Education.  He is married with one daughter and one son and has lived in Stafford since 1972.  He has represented the people of Penkside Ward since 1979.  Ralph was the Mayor of Stafford Borough in 2002-2003.

    Ralph spent a career in secondary education and is a retired secondary school headteacher.

    During his period as a councillor Ralph has served on a range of committees and, at present, he is the Chairman of the Resources Scrutiny Committee.  He represents the Borough on Stafford and District Arts Council and the Sow and Penk Internal Drainage Board.

    Voluntary work outside the Council includes the Rowley Trust, Chair of the Friends of St Mary's and membership of Stafford Rotary Club.

    His interests include the Arts, politics and economics and gardening (when pushed).

     

    Committees

    I am a member of the following committees:-

    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
    Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 8 April 2020 - CANCELLED Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (2.00pm) - 9 June 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (2.00pm) - 9 June 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.00pm) - 20 August 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.00pm) - 20 August 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.00pm) - 20 August 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 November 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 November 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 November 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 November 2020 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 January 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 January 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 January 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 January 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 January 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2021 Chair
    Special Resources Scrutiny Committee - 25 March 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 8 June 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 17 August 2021 Chair
    Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 17 August 2021 Chair

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