Copythorne Parish Council

Committee Representation

Each year the Council agrees specific responsibilities for Council functions and service on outside bodies.

The arrangements for 2018/19 are:



Working Parties


Councillors Simon Lucas, (Chair), Steve Herra, Sarah Coombs & Graham Chilcott

Councillors John Goodwin (Lead Member), Sarah Coombs, and Lady Kara Hawks

Media/publicity (including Website)
Councillors Simon Lucas (Lead Member), Steve Herra and Mike Moriarty

Personnel and Governance
Councillors Sarah Coombs, Graham Chilcott, Steve Herra and Simon Lucas

Parish Council Representatives on external bodies / organisations:

Body/Organisation - Parish Council Representative(s)

  • New Forest Association of Local Councils – Chair & Vice-Chair
  • Hampshire Association of Local Councils – Cllrs Coombs & Goodwin
  • New Forest Consultative Panel – Cllrs Moriarty + Cllrs
  • New Forest National Park Authority N.E. Quadrant Meeting – Cllr Goodwin + Cllrs
  • Parish Hall Management Committee – Cllr Lucas
  • Copythorne C of E Infant School – Cllr Lucas
  • Bartley C of E Junior School – Cllr Herra
  • Community Speed Watch – Cllr Lucas
  • FOCP – Cllr Lucas

Item/Area of Responsibility/ Councillor

    • Finance – Simon Lucas
    • Media & Publicity - Simon Lucas
    • Personnel & Governance - Sarah Coombs
    • Flooding - John Goodwin
    • New Forest National Park - Mike Moriarty
    • Transport - Mike Moriarty
    • Highways, Footpaths & Rights of Way - All members of the Council
    • Lengthsman - Steve Herra
    • Splitwind Pond - John Goodwin
    • Asset inspections - Simon Lucas

All members of the Council should regularly review the Council newsletter, website and all similar items in the Public Domain and must report concerns to appropriate lead member and or the Clerk