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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:-

    Committee Position
    Chair

    Diary Dates

    Date Meeting Position
    18/04/19 Council (7.00pm) - 18 April 2019
    26/03/19 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 26 March 2019 Chair
    26/02/19 Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2019
    12/02/19 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 February 2019 Chair
    29/01/19 Council (7.00pm) - 29 January 2019
    15/01/19 Resources Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 15 January 2019 Chair
    10/12/18 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (5.30pm) - 10 December 2018 Chair
    20/11/18 Council (7.00pm) - 20 November 2018
    8/11/18 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 8 November 2018 Chair
    27/09/18 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 27 September 2018 Chair
    20/09/18 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 20 September 2018 Chair
    18/09/18 Council (7.00pm) - 18 September 2018
    24/07/18 Council (7.00pm) - 24 July 2018
    14/06/18 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 14 June 2018 Chair
    21/05/18 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 21 May 2018
    12/05/18 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 12 May 2018
    24/04/18 Council (7.00pm) - 24 April 2018
    12/04/18 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30 pm) - 12 April 2018 Chair
    26/02/18 Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2018
    15/02/18 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 15 February 2018 Chair
    30/01/18 Council (7.00pm) - 30 January 2018
    16/01/18 Resources Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 16 January 2018 Chair
    21/11/17 Council (7.00pm) - 21 November 2017
    7/11/17 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 7 November 2017 Chair
    19/09/17 Council (7.00pm) - 19 September 2017
    11/09/17 Special Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.00pm) - 11 September 2017 Chair
    17/08/17 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 17 August 2017 Chair
    25/07/17 Council (7.00pm) - 25 July 2017
    13/07/17 Joint Resources Scrutiny Committee and Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 13 July 2017 Chair
    20/06/17 Resources Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 20 June 2017 Chair
    22/05/17 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 22 May 2017
    13/05/17 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 13 May 2017

    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:-

    Committee Position
    Council
    Resources Scrutiny Committee Chair

    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
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee - 27 June 2017 Chairman
    Council (7.00pm) - 25 July 2017
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 22 August 2017 Chairman
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 5 September 2017
    Council (7.00pm) - 19 September 2017
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 9 November 2017 Chairman
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (5.00pm) - 14 November 2017
    Council (7.00pm) - 21 November 2017
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 12 December 2017 Chairman
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 11 January 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 30 January 2018
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 20 February 2018 Chairman
    Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2018
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 13 March 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 24 April 2018
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 10 July 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 24 July 2018
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 16 August 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 16 August 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 16 August 2018 Chairman
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 4 September 2018
    Council (7.00pm) - 18 September 2018
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 18 October 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 18 October 2018 Chairman
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (5.30pm) - 6 November 2018
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 13 November 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 13 November 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 13 November 2018 Chairman
    Council (7.00pm) - 20 November 2018
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 11 December 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 11 December 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 11 December 2018 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 11 December 2018 Chairman
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 8 January 2019
    Council (7.00pm) - 29 January 2019
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 11 February 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 February 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 February 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 February 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 February 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 19 February 2019 Chairman
    Council (7.00pm) - 26 February 2019
    Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 March 2019
    Council (7.00pm) - 18 April 2019
    Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am) - 18 May 2019
    Council (Appointments) (7.00pm) - 20 May 2019
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 June 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 June 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 June 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 June 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 June 2019 Chairman
    Council (7.00pm) - 23 July 2019
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 August 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 August 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 August 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 August 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 27 August 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 November 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 November 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 November 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 November 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 November 2019 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 14 January 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 14 January 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 14 January 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 14 January 2020 Chairman
    Economic Development and Planning Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 14 January 2020 Chairman

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