Who are we?

Elected Representatives:

Tendring District Council:

Essex County Council

  • County Cllr Andy Wood

Executive Committee:

The local party is run by an Executive Committee, elected at the Annual General Meeting every November. There are several officers with specific duties, also elected at the AGM. Membership for 2018 is as follows (to contact a member please send an e-mail):




President Rosemary Smith usually an honour and not a position with a regular role, but can be called on to sort out serious divisions or difficulties
Chair Mary Pitkin supervises Executive meetings and generally makes sure things are working
Vice-Chair Barrie Coker deputises if necessary for the Chair
Secretary Keith Pitkin keeps and distributes minutes of meetings and other records; prepares agendas with the Chair; informs members of general meetings and the like
Treasurer Terry Barrett keeps the accounts in order, makes and receives payments and monitors the financial situation
Membership Development Officer Michael Beckett keeps membership records, passes on details of membership and organises events
Ordinary Members Helen Fontaine, Janet Russell & Robert Taylor attend exec meetings, offer advice and suggestions, carry out tasks as needed
Councillor Representative

Cllr. Gary Scott

Cllr. Andy Wood

representative of the local party's councillors
Data Officer Mary Pitkin manage the party's data systems
Branch Representatives Michael Beckett (Brightlingsea) & Rosemary Smith (Manningtree & Mistley) appointed by the branch