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Councillor Jacqui Burnett

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Councillor Jacqui Burnett
18 May 2006
First Elected::
18 May 2006
c/o Town Hall
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I am a mother of four children, three of whom have attended university. I have worked in the public, private and charity sector and have been a school governor in Luton for over 15 years.  I am a part Qualified Accountant, a Member of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

• How long have you lived in Luton?

I have lived in Luton for 30 years

• Which ward do you represent?

I have been a councillor for 10 years, currently representing Lewsey ward.

• Which portfolio do you represent/boards do you sit on/chair?

I am currently the Executive Member for Traded Services and sit on the Arts Council -South East Council, and the board of Foxhall Homes.

• Why did you become a councillor?

I became a councillor to try and improve the educational standards in Luton. To speak up for the town and improve the life chances of residents

• What do you love about Luton?

I love Luton’s diversity, strong community spirit, and affordability.  That it is so close to green open space and rural space. 
Since living in Luton I have never needed to go to London to purchase Caribbean groceries or African products.

• What issues are you most passionate about in your role as councillor?

In my position as councillor, I am passionate about education, arts and culture, Health and fitness, equality and finance.

Lewsey Ward Councillors surgery takes place every Saturday at Lewsey Community Centre, Landrace Road, Luton LU4 OSW from 10 am to 12 noon.

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Election History

Thu 18 May 2006  

Party Representation History

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
High TownThu 18 May 2006 Wed 4 May 2011
LimburyThu 5 May 2011 Thu 7 May 2015
LewseyFri 8 May 2015

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Overview and Scrutiny Board Member17 May 201009 May 2011
Central Luton Area Committee Member17 May 201009 May 2011
Scrutiny Task & Finish Group - Finance Review Group Member17 May 201009 May 2011
Full Council Member17 May 201009 May 2011
Scrutiny Task & Finish Group - Aquatic Centre Member17 May 201009 May 2011

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Mon, 3 Dec 2018Treasury Management  
Wed, 28 Nov 2018Risk Management 
Tue, 17 Jul 2018Unconscious Bias 
Mon, 27 Nov 2017CDM Regulations 
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Universal Credit 
Mon, 11 Sep 2017Standards/Code of Conduct 
Wed, 16 Aug 2017Debenture TFG 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Media Training 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Personnel Appeals 
Tue, 18 Oct 2016Disposal of Property 
Thu, 6 Oct 2016Social Media 
Sat, 14 May 201620th Anniversary Cross-Party Conference 
Tue, 10 May 2016An Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Wed, 27 Jan 2016IT tablet training 
Thu, 10 Dec 2015Preventing Radicalisation 
Tue, 1 Dec 2015Sexual Exploitation Briefing 
Thu, 24 Sep 2015Dealing with the impacts of welfare reform 
Tue, 15 Sep 2015Data Protection Awareness 
Thu, 14 May 2015Councillor Induction Event 
Fri, 6 Dec 2013Extremism Training 
Thu, 5 Dec 2013Extremism Training 
Sat, 20 Jul 2013Welfare Reform 
Thu, 16 Feb 2012Ageing Well 
Tue, 10 Jan 2012Equalities & Social Inclusion Training 
Thu, 24 Nov 2011Localism Training 
Fri, 1 Jan 2010LGA Leadership Acadmey 
Wed, 14 Oct 2009Reconnecting with Communities Conference 
Mon, 14 Jul 2008Third Sector Commissioning 
Fri, 11 Jul 2008Lean Introduction Workshop 
Tue, 22 Jan 2008Safeguarding Children's Briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.
Second Saturday of every month, 10am - 12 noon, Leagrave Library, Marsh Road

Lewsey Ward Councillors surgery every Saturdays at Lewsey Community Centre, Landrace Road, Luton LU4 OSW from 10 am to 12 noon