Councillor John Birch

Profile image for Councillor John Birch

Title: Lead Executive Member for Economic Development; Commercial Strategy; and Governance

Party: Liberal Democrats

Ward: South Hams Totnes

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
43 Fore Street

Mobile:  07974 243352


Download Councillor John Birch contact details as VCard


Committee appointments

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Declaration of Interests Summary


Employment: Project Leader
Sponsorship: Liberal Democrats

NWO Estate Management Ltd;

Broomborough Management Company (Totnes) Ltd

Contracts: None


6 Reeves Close; Totnes;

9 Fallowfirelds, Totnes;

Single Garage, North Street, Totnes;

Golden Oktober, Jubilee Road, Totnes

Corporate Tenancies: None
Membership of Other Bodies: 

Trustee of St Mary's Totnes Heritage Trust; 

Liberal Democrats

Other Matters: None

Training and Development from May 2019

May and June 2019 - Induction Training: (NB - Re-elected Members are NOT required to attend the Induction programme)


Setting the Scene and How the Council Works including Code of Conduct

Governance - Introduction to the Role of the Executive, O and S Panel, DM Committee, Licensing Committee, Audit Committee and Salcombe Harbour Board,

The Locality Service

Overview and Scrutiny

Chairing Skills

Environment Service Briefing

Housing and Homelessness

IT Training


September 2019 to January 2020


Medium Term Financial Strategy Training

Standards and Governance

Community Infrastructure Levy Training

Webcasting Training

Community Safety Partnership Session


April to December 2020


Recovery Planning Workshop - Place and Environment Theme

Recovery Planning Workshop - Residents and Community and Partnerships Themes

Recovery Planning Workshop - Recovery and Redesign Theme

Recovery Planning Workshop - Governance and Communication Themes

Budget Workshop

Waste and Recycling Briefing

Planning White Paper

Housing Strategy Workshop

Planning Training

Covid-19 Briefings