Register of interests

Councillor Dixie Darch

I, Councillor Dixie Darch a Member of Somerset Council ((the 'Council') give notice that I have set out below under the appropriate headings my interests, and those of my spouse/civil partner (or person with whom I am living as such) of which I am aware, which I am required to declare under the Council's Code of Conduct. These include any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (sections 1 to 5 below) under sections 29 to 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and The Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, and I have put 'none' where I/my spouse/civil partner (or person with whom I am living as such) have no such interests under any heading. Section 6 of the form relates to Personal Interests.

1. Please state your employment or business carried out or any Partnerships or Directorships?
Description of your employment activity Name of Employer or Body
You - None -
Partner - None -
2. Do you receive payments to carry out your duties other than from the Council or towards election expenses?
Name of Person or Body making payments
You - No
Partner - No
3. Do you have any contracts with Somerset Council?
Description of Contract
You - No
Partner - No
4. Do you have interests in companies or securities of a body, with premises or land in the County?
Name of Company
You - No
Partner - No
5. Do you own, rent, or occupy property or land in Somerset? You must include the land and house you, or your partner, live in.
Address/Description of Land Nature of Interest in Land
Barton Close, Nailsbourne, Taunton, TA2 8AG Home owner
Partner - Barton Close, Nailsbourne, Taunton, TA2 8AG Lodger
6. Do you have any Corporate/Business tenancies where the Council is the Landlord?
Address/Description of Property Nature of Interest in Property
You - No -
Partner - No -
7. Do you have any Licenses to occupy land in the County?
Address/Description of Land
You - No
Partner - No
8. Have you been appointed by this Council to Outside Bodies?
Name of Organisation Position
Somerset Rivers Authority Member
Quantock Hills Partnership Advisory Committee Vice Chair (to be confirmed)
Somerset Local Nature Partnership Member
Hestercombe Gardens Trust Member
SWT Flood Group Chair (To be confirmed)
Taunton garden Town Cultural Forum Member
9. Do you hold membership of other Public Authorities?
Name of Organisation Position
No -
10. Do you hold membership of any body established for charitable purposes?
Name of Organisation Position
Somerset Wildlife Trust Member
11. Do you hold membership of bodies influencing Public Opinion or Policy (including any political party)?
Name of Organisation Position
Liberal Democrat party including Green Liberal Democrats Member
Taunton Deane Liberal Democrats Diversity Officer
Taunton Area Cycling Campaign Member
12. Do you hold membership of Trade Unions or Professional Associations?
Name of Organisation
13. Any other information you wish to declare?
Please enter details below
14. Disclosure of Gifts and Hospitality: The name of any person from whom you have received a gift or hospitality with an estimated value of at least £50 which you have received in your capacity as a member of the Council
Date of receipt of Gift/Hospitality and Name of the Donor Reason and nature of Gift/Hospitality
Tuesday 6 June 2023 Donor JBP Associated Ltd. Networking reception £25
15. I have read and understood sections 15.1, 15.2 and 15.3 on the original signed version of my Register of Members' Interests Form
Signed Date
Original Document signed 03/05/23