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Councillor Stephen Lewis

Councillor Stephen Lewis
05 May 2011
05 May 2011
40 Letchworth Road

• How long have you lived in Luton?

I have lived in the same house in Luton for 40 years. I was in Limbury until the ward boundaries were changed putting me in to Saints.

• Which ward do you represent?

I was elected as a councillor for Limbury in 2011 and re-elected in 2015

• Do you sit on or chair any boards?

Throughout my time as a councillor I have served on the Development Control committee currently as the Vice Chair and on the Local Plan Working Group helping to set the future planning policies for Luton up to 2031. I am currently on the Scrutiny Health and Social Care Working Group and participating in the joint scrutiny committees being formed to consider the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)  for Bedford Luton and Milton Keynes.

• Why did you become a Ccouncillor?

I became a councillor when I retired from the Ccivil Sservice in order to continue to serve the public with the time that was now available to me.

• What do you love about Luton?

I believe Luton is exemplary in its use of partnership working and rich in its culturally mixed community, a place I have been pleased to live and bring up my family.

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

I believe the Local Plan is vital work in enabling the future success of the town, getting the right balance between housing and employment and successful inward investment that leaves the town a place people want to live and work. Health and Social Care is another priority area for me, in particular the need to successfully merge both

Election History

Thu 5 May 2011  

Party Representation History

Ward Representation History

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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North Luton Area Board Member04 May 201516 May 2017
Administration and Regulation Committee Member17 May 201615 May 2017
Constitution Committee Member11 May 201513 May 2016
North Luton Area Board Member19 May 201403 May 2015
Full Council Member19 May 201403 May 2015

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Wed, 22 Nov 2017Universal Credit 
Thu, 2 Nov 2017Risk Management 
Wed, 17 May 2017Development Control 
Tue, 18 Oct 2016Disposal of Property 
Thu, 6 Oct 2016Social Media 
Thu, 21 Jul 2016Licensing Training 
Thu, 2 Jun 2016Safeguarding Children & Adults 
Tue, 1 Dec 2015Sexual Exploitation Briefing 
Wed, 25 Nov 2015Risk Management 
Tue, 27 Oct 2015Code of Conduct/Standards 
Tue, 15 Sep 2015Data Protection Awareness 
Mon, 17 Aug 2015Ideology Briefing 
Mon, 20 Jul 2015Licensing Briefing 
Mon, 6 Jul 2015Code of Conduct Briefing 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Corporate Parenting Board 
Fri, 19 Jun 2015RTPI East of England Annual Conference for Councillors 
Thu, 4 Jun 2015Personnel Appeals Panel Training 
Wed, 20 May 2015Development Control training 
Thu, 14 May 2015Councillors Induction Event 
Tue, 27 Jan 2015Registrars Briefing 
Tue, 22 Jul 2014Prevent/ Syria Briefing 
Fri, 4 Jul 2014Annual Conference for councillors- Local Plans & Housing Delivery - and why you need them now 
Thu, 19 Jun 2014Prevent/ Syria Briefing 
Wed, 21 May 2014Development Control committee 
Thu, 27 Feb 2014Casino Licensing Training 
Fri, 6 Dec 2013Extremism Training 
Thu, 5 Dec 2013Extremism training 
Wed, 27 Nov 2013Equalities & Social inclusion 
Tue, 12 Nov 2013Standards Training 
Tue, 23 Jul 2013Twitter Training 
Sat, 20 Jul 2013Welfare Reform 
Tue, 2 Jul 2013Housing Appeals Panel Policy Training 
Mon, 22 Apr 2013the Local role of Councillors 
Tue, 26 Mar 2013Governance, Decision & Working Together  
Sun, 24 Mar 2013LGA leadership Academy Leading Delivery of growth 
Sat, 23 Mar 2013LGA leadership Academy Leading Delivery of growth 
Thu, 21 Mar 2013Corporate Parenting Training 
Thu, 21 Feb 2013Standards Regime Training - new 
Sat, 26 Jan 2013Welfare Reform Training 
Thu, 6 Dec 2012LSCB- Open Evening 
Fri, 30 Nov 2012LGA Leadership Academy: Positive Planning - Decision Making 
Thu, 29 Nov 2012LGA Leadership Academy: Positive Planning - Decision Making 
Tue, 6 Nov 2012Trustee Training fundamental  
Mon, 5 Nov 2012Communication Skills 
Wed, 27 Jun 2012Personnel Appeals (disciplinary) 
Fri, 22 Jun 2012Localism & Neighbourhood planning 
Thu, 16 Feb 2012Ageing Well 
Thu, 16 Feb 2012Ageing well 
Tue, 10 Jan 2012Equalities & Social Inclusion Training 
Thu, 24 Nov 2011Localism Training 
Tue, 25 Oct 2011Budget setting 
Mon, 17 Oct 2011Localsim & Beyond Training 
Mon, 10 Oct 2011Risk Awareness training 
Thu, 21 Jul 2011Neighbourhood Governance Training 
Thu, 21 Jul 2011Corporare Parenting 
Wed, 29 Jun 2011E Learning Centre presentation 
Tue, 28 Jun 2011Safegurading Children's Training 
Tue, 28 Jun 2011Area Committee Training 
Thu, 16 Jun 2011Personnel Appeals Training 
Mon, 13 Jun 2011Local Governement Finance 
Thu, 19 May 2011Code of Conduct Training 
Thu, 12 May 2011Development Control training 
Tue, 10 May 2011Meeting the Chief Executive & Corporate Directors 
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