Councillor Raymond M Sutherland

    Email: rsutherland@staffordbc.gov.uk
    Ward: Seighford and Church Eaton
    Telephone: 01785 244739
    Postal Address: Sirocco, Church Lane, Derrington, Stafford ST18 9LY

    Political Party

    I am a member of the following Party:-

    Party Position Description
    Conservative Party

    Diary Dates

    Date Meeting Position
    15/03/21 Public Appeals Committee - 15 March 2021
    2/03/21 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 2 March 2021
    23/02/21 Council (7.00pm) - 23 February 2021
    26/01/21 Council (7.00pm) - 26 January 2021
    6/01/21 Licensing Sub Committee (10am) - 6 January 2021
    5/01/21 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 5 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
    12/11/20 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 November 2020
    9/11/20 Licensing Committee (2.00pm) - 9 November
    4/11/20 Standards Committee - 4 November (2.00pm) Chair
    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
    8/09/20 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.00pm) - 8 September 2020
    7/09/20 Licensing Committee (10.00am) - 7 September 2020
    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) 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
    3/03/20 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2020
    25/02/20 Council (7.00pm) - 25 February 2020
    28/01/20 Council (7.00pm) - 28 January 2020
    13/01/20 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (4.30pm) - 13 January 2020
    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
    14/11/19 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 14 November 2019
    14/11/19 Licensing Sub Committee - 14 November 2019 (rescheduled from 2 October)
    18/10/19 Public Appeals Committee - 18 October 2019
    16/09/19 Council (7.00pm) - 16 September 2019
    12/09/19 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 12 September 2019
    9/09/19 Licensing Sub Committee (2.00pm) - 9 September 2019
    31/07/19 Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 31 July 2019
    23/07/19 Council (7.00pm) - 23 July 2019
    16/07/19 Special Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (6.30pm) - 16 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

    I have lived in Derrington with my wife Frances since 1980. I retired in 2005 after a career in senior management in the retail and financial sectors.

    I was privileged to be elected to represent the constituents of Seighford Ward in 2003, re-elected in 2007, 2011 and with the boundary changes in 2015 I was elected to represent Seighford and Church Eaton Ward on the Borough Council.

    In 2014/15 I was Mayor of Stafford Borough.

    Currently, I am a member of the following:-

    Community Services Scrutiny Committee, Planning Committee, Audit and Accounts Committee, Licensing Committee, Employee Appeals Committee and Chairman of the Standards Committee.  I am in my 11th year as chairman of the Sow and Penk Internal Drainage Board, and serve on the Post Office Working Group.

    I also represented the Borough on the Community Council of Staffordshire. I am a trustee of the Mrs Cookson Charity and a trustee of Roger Hinton’s Charity, a member of the Beaconside Sports Centre Joint Management Committee, a director and executive of Stafford and District Bereavement and Loss Support Group, and on the committee of Relate North Staffordshire.

    When able, I attend Parish Council meetings in Seighford, Derrington, Great Bridgeford, Creswell, Ranton, Hyde Lea, Ellenhall, Haughton, Bradley and Church Eaton.

    Ward residents can contact me on my home phone number 01785 244739 my mobile 07702 848064 or by email: rsutherland@staffordbc.gov.uk.

    I have served on various committees, including:-

    • 2003 - present, Member of the Council
    • 2004 - 2006 A founder member of the Stafford and Rural Homes Shadow Board
    • 2006 - 2009 Council Representative Member on the Board of SARH until resignation in 2009 to give more time to council positions
    • 2004 - 2009 Whilst on the Shadow Board and on the main board of SARH, I also chaired the Human Resources and Equalities Committee
    • 2009 - 2013, chairman of the Planning Committee
    • 2007- 2010 Public Appeals Committee (chairman 2007-2009)
    • Standards Committee chairman
    • Audit and Accounts Committee
    • Resources Scrutiny Committee
    • Community Scrutiny Committee
    • Post Office Working Group

    Voluntary work:

    • 1997 - 2007 Chairman of Derrington Social Club
    • 2000 - 2010 Treasurer of Derrington Village Hall
    • 2010 - Appointed Holding Trustee of Derrington Village Hall
    • 2014/15 - Mayor of Stafford Borough

    I am Group Chairman of the Conservative Group of Councillors and Deputy Chairman Political for Stafford Conservative Association.

    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
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 22 May 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 12 June 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 July 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee Site Visit (10.30am) - 16 July 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 August 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 4 September 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 16 October 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee Site Visit (10.45am) - 28 October 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 6 November 2019 Chairman
    Special Planning Committee (11.00am) - 12 November 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 28 November 2019 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 18 December 2019 Chairman
    Special Planning Committee - 13 January 2020 (10.30am) Chairman
    Special Planning Committee - 20 January 2020 (10.30am) Chairman
    Special Planning Committee - 20 January 2020 (10.30am) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 29 January 2020 (6.30pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 29 January 2020 (6.30pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 29 January 2020 (6.30pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee Site Visit (11.00am) - 12 February 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 19 February 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 1 April 2020 (6.30pm) - CANCELLED Chairman
    Planning Committee - 22 April 2020 (6.30pm) - CANCELLED Chairman
    Planning Committee - 22 April 2020 (6.30pm) - CANCELLED Chairman
    Planning Committee - 6 May 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 6 May 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 6 May 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 3 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 3 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 3 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 3 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 17 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 17 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 17 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 17 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Planning Committee - 17 June 2020 (3.00pm) Chairman
    Special Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 1 July 2020 Chairman
    Special Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 1 July 2020 Chairman
    Special Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 1 July 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 15 July 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 15 July 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 15 July 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 29 July 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 29 July 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 2 September 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 2 September 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (3.00pm) - 2 September 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 23 September 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 23 September 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 23 September 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 7 October 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 7 October 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 7 October 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 21 October 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 21 October 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 21 October 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 4 November 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 18 November 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 18 November 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 18 November 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 18 November 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 2 December 2020 Chairman
    Planning Committee - 16 December 2020 Chairman
    Special Planning Committee (10.00am) - 15 January 2021 Chairman
    Special Planning Committee (10.00am) - 15 January 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 20 January 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 20 January 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 20 January 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 February 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 February 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 February 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 February 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 3 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 17 March 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 14 April 2021 Chairman
    Planning Committee (6.30pm) - 28 April 2021 Chairman
    Standards Committee (2.00pm) - 7 July 2021 Chair

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