Councillor Guy Pannell

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Title: Vice-Chairman of Council 2024-25

Party: Liberal Democrats

Ward: South Hams South Brent

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Parish: Buckfastleigh West - South Hams ; Dean Prior - South Hams ; Diptford - South Hams ; Holne - South Hams ; North Huish - South Hams ; Rattery - South Hams ; South Brent - South Hams

Contact information

Home address: 
Garden Cottage
Brent Mill Farm
South Brent
TQ10 9JD

Phone:  01364 72275

Mobile:  07870 829292

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Declaration of Interests Summary


Employment: Retired/Florist

Sponsorship: Liberal Democrat Party

Securities: None

Contracts: None

Land/Licences: Garden Cottage, Brent Mill Farm, South Brent TQ19 9JD

Corporate Tenancies: None

Membership of Other Groups:

Trustee, Brent Island Trust;

Chairman St Petroc's Churchyard Committee;

Liberal Democrat Party;

Dartmoor Preservation Association;

Woodland Trust;

South Devon Railway Association;

Sustainable South Brent; 

Member of  Royal Horticultural Association;

Member of the British Cinema and Television Veterans;

Member South Brent Amateur Dramatic Society;

Patron Plymouth Gilbert and Sullivan Fellowship;

Life Member of Ivybridge Rugby Club;

Life Member National Trust;

Life Member English Heritage; 

South Brent Parish Council

Other Matters: None

Training and Development from May 2019


May and June 2019 - Induction Training:


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

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

Safeguarding, General Data Protection Regulation, Equality and Diversity, Freedom of Information, Business Continuity and Health and Safety

The Planning Process (Part 1) The Planning Process (Part 2)

Media Skills (to include Social Media)

Council Procedure Rules

The Locality Service

DM Committee Mock Meeting


Good Governance

Overview & Scrutiny

Audit Training

Environment Service Briefing

District Tour

Housing & Homelessness

Various IT Training


September 2019 to March 2020


Medium Term Financial Strategy Training

Climate Change Workshop

Hackney Carriage Licence Training

Standards & Governance

Webcasting Training

Development Management Service Session

Community Safety Partnership Session

Gypsy and Traveller Session

Treasury Management Training

Health and Wellbeing Session


April to December 2020


Remote Development Management Committee Meeting Training

Recovery Planning Workshop - Business Theme

Recovery Planning Workshop - Place & Environment Theme

Recovery Planning Workshop - Residents and Community & Partnerships Themes

Recovery Planning Workshop - Recovery & Redesign Theme

Recovery Planning Workshop - Governance & Communication Themes

Budget Workshop

Waste & Recycling Briefing

Planning White Paper

Housing Strategy Workshop

Covid-19 Briefings