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Swale Council's new Committees

Published Friday 19 May, 2023
Last updated on Thursday 22 February, 2024

Chairs and vice chairs of the council’s committees have been agreed following local election on 4 May 2023.

The new service committees, and their chairs and vice chairs, are:

Communities committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Richard Palmer
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Elliott Jayes

Environment committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Rich Lehman
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Dolley White

Housing and Health committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Angela Harrison
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Karen Watson

Policy and Resources committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Tim Gibson
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Mike Baldock

Regeneration and Property committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Monique Bonney
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Sarah Stephen

Area Committees

Eastern committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Hannah Perkin
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Chris Williams

Sheppey committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Ken Ingleton
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Mark Tucker

Sittingbourne committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Mark Last
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Derek Carnell

Western committee

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Paul Stephen
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Ann Cavanagh

Other Committees

Audit

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Simon Clark
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Derek Carnell

Licensing

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Derek Carnell
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Tony Winckless

Planning

The:

  • Chair is Cllr Mike Baldock
  • Vice Chair is Cllr Elliott Jayes

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