Register of interests

Councillor Rosemary Woods

I, Councillor Rosemary Woods 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
Retired Somerset County Council pension. Peninsula Pension provided by Devon County Council. None
Partner - Pensioner of Lloyds Bank PLC 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
West Somerset Catholic Parishes - Travel Expenses for role as Deacon, plus any out-of-pocket expenses
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 - Deacon Catholic Church, Minehead. The Catholic Church owns premises around Somerset.
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
18 Cherry Tree Way, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0UB, Land and House where I live Joint-Owner - 18/08/23 - The access to our property is covered by a planning application 2/37/23/001 where I shall declare an interest if asked.
Partner - 18 Cherry Tree Way, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0UB, Land and House where I live Joint-Owner
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 -
Partner - N/A -
7. Do you have any Licenses to occupy land in the County?
Address/Description of Land
Partner - N/A
8. Have you been appointed by this Council to Outside Bodies?
Name of Organisation Position
Not at present -
9. Do you hold membership of other Public Authorities?
Name of Organisation Position
Phoenix Watchet Member
Catholic Church Minehead Safeguarding representative, Member of Congregation
10. Do you hold membership of any body established for charitable purposes?
Name of Organisation Position
Husband is a Trustee of Watchet Royal British Legion (26/7/2023) -
11. Do you hold membership of bodies influencing Public Opinion or Policy (including any political party)?
Name of Organisation Position
Tiverton and Minehead Conservative Association Member
Cleeve Hill Action Group Supporter/Sponsor
Minehead Catholic Church Safeguarding Representative for Minehead Parish
Friends of Williton Hospital Member, runs the Facebook for Friends of Williton Hospital
Guide Dogs for the Blind (Vincent Woods Supporter) Vincent sponsors COMET. (Guide Dogs)
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
Both myself and my husband have Unit trust / shares managed by Schroeders but not any shares in the area covered by the Somerset County Council. I can provide evidence of this if required.
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
N/A -
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 14/4/23