Register of interests

Councillor Mike Rigby

I, Councillor Mike Rigby 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
Assistant Director AEC Ltd
Partner - Environment Agency Officer Environment Agency
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
Partner - No
3. Do you have any contracts with Somerset Council?
Description of Contract
Partner - No
4. Do you have interests in companies or securities of a body, with premises or land in the County?
Name of Company
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
Bourne House, High Street, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3AX Own
Fives Wall, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard Own
Unit 5, Ashfield Business Park, Crowcombe, TA4 4AW Rent
Partner - Bourne House, High Street, Bishops Lydeard, TA4 4AW Own
6. Do you have any Corporate/Business tenancies where the Council is the Landlord?
Address/Description of Property Nature of Interest in Property
No -
Partner - No -
7. Do you have any Licenses to occupy land in the County?
Address/Description of Land
Partner - No
8. Have you been appointed by this Council to Outside Bodies?
Name of Organisation Position
9. Do you hold membership of other Public Authorities?
Name of Organisation Position
Bishops Lydeard & Cothelstone Parish Council Councillor
10. Do you hold membership of any body established for charitable purposes?
Name of Organisation Position
Surfers Against Sewage -
Greenpeace -
Sea Shepherd -
Wellington Wheelers Member
11. Do you hold membership of bodies influencing Public Opinion or Policy (including any political party)?
Name of Organisation Position
Liberal Democrats Member
12. Do you hold membership of Trade Unions or Professional Associations?
Name of Organisation
The Royal Town Planning Institute - reinstatement applied for
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
Royal Garden party (9th May 2023) HM The King
21st June 2023- 25th June 2023 Name of Donor: Glastonbury Festival Lead Member for Transport and Digital-Site visit, monitoring, being (local member) contact for local residents (if required) £340- accepted
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 22/5/23