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

The arrangements for 2021/22 are:

  • Committees
  • Advisory Committees
  • Parish Council Representatives on external bodies / organisations
  • Item/Area of Responsibility/ Councillor

Advisory Committees

Finance (including Recruitment)
Councillors Graham Chillcott (Chairman), Steve Herra, Jackie Rhodes, Sylvia Wiggins & Parish Clerk (non-voting)

Flooding
Councillors Graham Chillcott (Chairman), John Goodwin, Lady Kara Hawks and Sylvia Wiggins

Media/publicity (including Website)
Councillors Steve Herra (Chairman), Jackie Rhodes, Sylvia Wiggins

Personnel and Governance
Councillors Steve Herra (Chairman), Graham Chilcott, Jackie Rhodes, Sylvia Wiggins

Five Year Plan
Councillors Steve Herra (Chairman), Graham Chillcott, Jackie Rhodes, Sylvia Wiggins & Parish Clerk (non-voting)

Parish Council Representatives on external bodies / organisations:

  • New Forest Association of Local Councils – Chair & Vice-Chair
  • Hampshire Association of Local Councils – Chair & Vice-Chair
  • New Forest Consultative Panel – Cllr Goodwin (Cllr Wiggins, reserve)
  • New Forest National Park Authority N.E. Quadrant Meeting – Cllrs Goodwin & Wiggins
  • NFNPA Forest North East Conservation Area review working group – Cllrs. Chillcott, Goodwin & Wiggins
  • Parish Hall Management Committee – Cllr. Chillcott
  • Copythorne C of E Infant School – Cllr. Herra
  • Bartley C of E Junior School – Cllr Herra
  • Community Speed Watch – Cllr Wiggins
  • New Forest Passenger Transport Forum – Cllr. Chillcott
  • Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plan Partnership – Cllr Rhodes

Item/Area of Responsibility/ Councillor

  • Finance – Chairman of Finance Advisory Committee
  • Media & Publicity –  Chairman of Media & Publicity Advisory Committee
  • Personnel & Governance – Chairman of Personnel & Governance Advisory Committee
  • Flooding – Councillors John Goodwin, Graham Chillcott, Lady Kara Hawks and Sylvia Wiggins
  • New Forest National Park – Graham Chillcott
  • Transport – Graham Chillcott (Steve Herra, deputy)
  • Highways, Footpaths & Rights of Way – All members of the Council
  • Lengthsman – Parish Clerk
  • Splitwind Pond – Parish Clerk
  • Asset inspections – Parish Clerk
  • Newsletter – John Goodwin & Jackie Rhodes
  • Climate Change – Jackie Rhodes
  • Copythorne Parish Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Working Party – Cllr. Lady Kara

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