Register of interests

Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts

I, Councillor Federica Smith-Roberts 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
Business Manager - Private Medical Insurance WPA, Blackbrook Business Park, Taunton, TA1 2PE
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
3. Do you have any contracts with Somerset Council?
Description of Contract
4. Do you have interests in companies or securities of a body, with premises or land in the County?
Name of Company
Refugee Aid from Taunton, Unit 4, Enterprise Park, Taunton, TA2 8FR (Charity)
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
71 Ashbourne Crescent, Taunton, TA1 2RA Home Owner
Partner - 71 Ashbourne Crescent, Taunton, TA1 2RA -
6. Do you have any Corporate/Business tenancies where the Council is the Landlord?
Address/Description of Property Nature of Interest in Property
N/A -
7. Do you have any Licenses to occupy land in the County?
Address/Description of Land
8. Have you been appointed by this Council to Outside Bodies?
Name of Organisation Position
N/A -
9. Do you hold membership of other Public Authorities?
Name of Organisation Position
Taunton Town Councillor Blackbrook and Holway Ward
10. Do you hold membership of any body established for charitable purposes?
Name of Organisation Position
Refugee aid from Taunton Founder/Chair
11. Do you hold membership of bodies influencing Public Opinion or Policy (including any political party)?
Name of Organisation Position
Liberal Democrats Member
Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors -
National Trust -
Twins Trust -
12. Do you hold membership of Trade Unions or Professional Associations?
Name of Organisation
Chartered Insurance Institute - Member
13. Any other information you wish to declare?
Please enter details below
Governor - Blackbrook School
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 6th June 2023 From JBP Associates Ltd Networking At the Castle Hotel £25
21st June 2023- 25th June 2023 Name of Donor: Glastonbury Festival Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture 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 15/05/23