All Councillors are governed by a national Code of Conduct, which ensures that high standards are maintained.
The Parish Council has nine elected Councillors with Elections take place every four years. The most recent elections took place in April 2018.
The members of Wittering Parish Council, the Clerk to the Parish Council and the Royal Air Force Representatives are:
Councillor and Chair.
Wittering Parish Councillor 8 years Vice Chairman 2 years. Current chairman. Retired Local Government Revenues Officer (after 40 years) Churchwarden All Saints Church Wittering. Resident of Wittering 16 years.
I have lived in Wittering for over 22 years and I have been on the Parish Council since 2015.
My daughter attended Wittering Primary school and I was on the PTA for about 5 years.
I worked in customer services and Staff training. My current interest is in getting a bus service reinstated to the 4 parishes that have been affected, by the service not operating.
First came to Wittering, with his family, in 1956. On leaving school he joined the Army returning to Wittering with his own family in 1992.
Since then he has been on the committee running the allotments and has been a parish councillor for many years, being very much involved with the village sign and our new war memorial.
Hi I’m Jo. I’ve lived in Wittering for 15 years. I love our village and want to improve on our community spirit which is why I became a Parish Councillor. I like being involved from Women of Wittering Community Group, bringing my students to the Church to plant flowers to setting up a Jubilee Committee for our village Celebrations. Watch this space to see what I get up to next!
Dave Hughes is a serving Warrant Officer in the Royal Air Force and has completed more than 35 years service. He has lived in the village and been an active member of the community since 2005.
Although Dave has a logistics background, he currently specialises in project management as a change practitioner, responsible for Royal Air Force transformation and modernisation.
Dave is married to Beverley, a Matron at Peterborough City and Hinchinbrook Hospitals and we have settled as home owners in the village.
Dave is a volunteer Emergency Responder for East Midlands Ambulance Service and the team manager for the scheme operating out of RAF Wittering. His other interest include mountain biking, paddle boarding, general fitness and DIY.
My name is Jean Jackson. I am 74 years old , retired and have lived in Wittering for 12 years.
I am Secretary for Women of Wittering Community Group. We meet once a month and aim to provide Wittering women of all ages an opportunity to enjoy an evening that is both fun, educational and creative.
I was part of the Queen’s Jubilee organising committe and along with other members of WOWCG organised the Jubilee Afternoon Tea.
I am part of the Bus Campaign committee working hard to have our bus service reinstated in Wittering.
I am very invested in the Wittering community. I think I can understand the needs of the wider community and particularly those in my age group. I hope to make a valid contribution as a member of the Parish council in order to make Wittering the best place it can be to live.
I’m Iain. I have lived in the village since 2017, I retired in July 2021 after working for the Metropolitan Police Force for 35 years. Having retired, I am keen to spend my free time giving something back to my local community, I served as a volunteer from August 2022 and was co-opted onto the Parish Council in July 2023.
I enjoy hiking, skiing and scuba diving.
I have lived in the village for over 15 years and feel very fortunate and proud to call it home. Myself and my family have the joy of enjoying all our village have to offer, I want to take time now to support and develop our village community.
For more details about councillors and to view the Register of Interests visit Peterborough City Council’s Website
Clerk to the Parish Council
Clerk to the Parish Council.
I have lived in the village since 2008 and have been the Parish Clerk since 2012. I was a Parish Clerk for several Parishes in Boston from 2002 onwards. I enjoy living in the village and being part of the community.
Royal Air Force Representative(s)
Mark Davis, Community Development Officer, RAF Wittering
Peterborough City Councillor
Gavin Elsey Tel: 07738 930599