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Chippenham Town Council welcome new Mayor of Chippenham

20th May 2021 / News archive

We congratulate and welcome Councillor John Scragg as the new Mayor of Chippenham.

Councillor John Scragg has been a Chippenham Town Councillor for 34 years and this will be his fourth term as Mayor of Chippenham. We would also like to congratulate Deputy Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Liz Alstrom. Mayor of Chippenham and Deputy Mayor of Chippenham automatically become Chairman & Vice Chairman of Full Council.

Alongside the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Chippenham we would also like to welcome and congratulate Leader of the Council, Councillor Andy Phillips and Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor Myla Watts. Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council automatically known as Chairman and Vice Chairman of our Strategy & Resources Committee.

Chairman and Vice Chairman of our other Standing Committees will be agreed at the first meeting of each Committee.

Our Standing Committees have now been populated with the following Councillors:

Strategy & Resources Committee:

Councillor James Bradbury
Councillor Jenny Budgell
Councillor Clare Cape
Councillor Bill Douglas
Councillor Robert Giles
Councillor Nick Murry
Councillor Mary Norton
Councillor Andy Phillips
Councillor David Poole
Councillor Chris Ruck
Councillor John Scragg
Councillor Myla Watts

Amenities, Culture & Leisure Committee:

Councillor Desna Allen
Councillor Liz Alstrom
Councillor Richard Bambury
Councillor Delcan Baseley
Councillor James Bradbury
Councillor Jenny Budgell
Councillor Peter Cousins
Councillor Angie Litvak-Watson
Councillor Kathryn MacDermid
Councillor Mary Norton
Councillor Nina Phillips
Councillor Matthew Short

Planning, Environment & Transport Committee:

Councillor Clare Cape
Councillor Bill Douglas
Councillor Robert Giles
Councillor Gemma Grimes
Councillor Andy Phillips
Councillor Nina Phillips
Councillor David Poole
Councillor Nic Puntis
Councillor Chris Ruck
Councillor John Scragg
Councillor Matthew Short
Councillor Hayley Wilson

Human Resources Committee:

Councillor Desna Allen
Councillor Jenny Budgell
Councillor Peter Cousins
Councillor Bill Douglas
Councillor Angie Litvak-Watson
Councillor Kathryn MacDermid
Councillor Matthew Short
Councillor Myla Watts

Our Sub-Committees Have also been populated with the following Councillors:

Civic Matters Sub-Committee:

Councillor Liz Alstrom
Councillor Jenny Budgell
Councillor Robert Giles
Councillor Andy Phillips
Councillor John Scragg

Community Donation Sub-Committee:

Councillor Desna Allen
Councillor Richard Bambury
Councillor Declan Baseley
Councillor Kathryn MacDermid
Councillor Nick Murry
Councillor Matthew Short
Councillor Myla Watts

If you would like to book the Mayor or Deputy Mayor of Chippenham to attend your event, then please contact Michael Weeks on mweeks@chippenham.gov.uk for more information.