Register of interests

Councillor Steven Pugsley

This register of interests was published on Wednesday, 7th June, 2023, 12.54 pm.

I, Councillor Steven Pugsley 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
Publisher and Company Director DAA Halsgrove Ltd (Director) Halsgrove Ltd (Director) Halstar Ltd (Director)
Teacher West Buckland School (Barnstaple)
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
DAA Halsgrove Ltd are occasional suppliers of books and associated materials to Somerset County Council
4. Do you have interests in companies or securities of a body, with premises or land in the County?
Name of Company
Hawkridge Water Company- (Non remunerated Director in common with other householders on the communal village supply)
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
No 1 Whiterocks Cottage, Hawkridge Westerclose Lodge, Withypool Co-Owner Co-Owner
No 1 Whiterocks Cottage, Hawkridge Westerclose Lodge, Withypool Co-Owner Co-Owner
6. Do you have any Corporate/Business tenancies where the Council is the Landlord?
Address/Description of Property Nature of Interest in Property
7. Do you have any Licenses to occupy land in the County?
Address/Description of Land
Unit 19, Ryelands Business Park, Bagley Road, Wellington, Somerset, TA219PZ
8. Have you been appointed by this Council to Outside Bodies?
Name of Organisation Position
Exmoor National Park Authority Member
9. Do you hold membership of other Public Authorities?
Name of Organisation Position
Exmoor National Park Authority Member
10. Do you hold membership of any body established for charitable purposes?
Name of Organisation Position
Somerset Gardens Trust Devon Gardens Trust Bath and Wells Diocesan Synod Exmoor Deanery Synod Somerset Arch and Nat Hist Society Exmoor Trust Exmoor Society Exmoor Youth Project Devonshire Association West Somerset Flood Charity Exford Bridge Cottages Dulverton Civic Society Moorland Federation of Schools Simonsbath and Exmoor Heritage Trust Member and Vice President Member and Vice President Member Member and Lay Dean Property Trustee and Member Member and Trustee Member Trustee and Chairman Member Member Trustee Trustee Governor Trustee
11. Do you hold membership of bodies influencing Public Opinion or Policy (including any political party)?
Name of Organisation Position
National Trust Bridgwater and W Somerset Conservative Association Somerset Group of Conservative Associations Countryside Alliance Conservative Councillors’ Association Member Member Chairman Member 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
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 24.04.2023