Skip navigation Home Page News and Events Help Complaints Legal Information Contact Us Top of Page

Register of interests

Councillor Richard Bell

I, Councillor Richard Bell a Member of Durham County Council give notice that I have the following interests

SECTION ONE - DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS

1. Your employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain and the name of the person or body that employs/has appointed you – this should include every business, employment and profession that you have to declare for tax purposes.
Myself My spouse or partner
Durham County Council (Councillor) -
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) (Laboratory Manager) -
2. Sponsorships: Name of person(s) or body/ies (other than a relevant authority) who has/have made a payment or provision of any other financial benefit to you in respect of your election or any expenses incurred by you in carrying out your duties as a Member together with details of any payments made.
Myself My spouse or partner
NoneNone
3. Description of any contract for goods, services or works which are to be executed; and /or which has not been fully discharged made between the Council and yourselves or a firm in which you are a partner, a company of which you are a remunerated director, or a person or body of the description specified in (1)
Myself My spouse or partner
NoneNone
4. Land: Address or other description (sufficient to identify location) of any land in the Council’s area in which you have a beneficial interest – this includes details of your home address, land, garages, allotments and any other properties you own, lease or rent and any other properties you are a mortgagee of within the Council’s area.
Myself - Address and land type My spouse or partner - Address and land type
The Firs, Folly Top, Eggleston, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 0DH (Home address) -
35, 36/37 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0RJ (Shops) -
38, 39 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0RJ (Houses) -
21 and 29 Low Mill, Barnard Castle (Flats) -
84/84a Galgate, Barnard Castle (Flat and Shop) -
5. Licences: Address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land in the Council’s area for which you have a licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy for a month or longer. E.g. land in the Council area which you or your spouse/partner have a right to occupy, but neither own nor have tenancy of. “Land” includes any buildings or parts of buildings.
Myself My spouse or partner
NoneNone
6. Corporate Tenancies: Address or other description (sufficient to identify location) of any land where the landlord is the Council and you are the tenant. This means you, a firm in which you are a partner, a company of which you are a remunerated director, or a person or body of the description specified in (1) above has a beneficial interest.
Myself My spouse or partner
NoneNone
7. Securities: Name(s) of any person(s) or body/ies having a place of business or land in the Council’s area, and in which you have a beneficial interest in a class of securities of that person(s) or body/ies that exceeds the nominal value of £25,000, or one hundredth of the total issued share capital (whichever is lower) or if the share capital of that body is more than one class the total nominal value of the shares of any one claim in which you have an interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class
Myself My spouse or partner
NoneNone

SECTION TWO - OTHER INTERESTS

8. I am a member or in a position of general control or management of the following body/ies to which I have been appointed or nominated by Durham County Council – e.g. Outside Bodies
Name of Body/Organisation Position Held
County Durham Development Company Member
Durham Darlington and Teesside, Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby STP Joint Health Scrutiny Committee Member
Middleton in Teesdale Community Association Member
Middleton Plus Development Trust Member
Newbiggin and District Village Hall Association Member
United Charities of Romaldkirk Member
9. I am a member or in a position of general control or management of the following body/ies exercising functions of a public nature. e.g. School Governor, Member of a County Council/Parish and/or Town Council, Area Action Partnerships etc.
Name of Body/Organisation Position Held
Forest Primary School Local Authority Governor
Cotherstone Primary School Local Authority Governor
Teesdale Area Action Partnership Board Member
Weardale Railway Trust Member
10. I am a member or in a position of general control or management of the following body/ies directed to charitable purposes, e.g. local Freemasons Lodge, Rotary Club, Community Associations
Name of Body/Organisation Position Held
Barnard Castle Deanery Synod Member
Bowes Hutchinson Trust Member
Forest and Frith Parochial Church Council Member
11. I am a member or in a position of general control or management of the following body/ies one of whose principal purposes include the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade unions) of which I am a Member (or in a position of general control or management) e.g. relevant Association of Councillors, trade unions, Countryside Alliance and professional associations
Name of Body/Organisation Position Held
Association for Project Management Member
Bishop Auckland Conservative Association Member
Conservative Councillors Association Member
Friends of Durham Cathedral Member
National Trust Member
Royal Society of Chemistry Member
UNITE The Union Member

SECTION 3 - NOTIFICATION OF GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

12. Please provide details of any persons from whom you have received gifts/hospitality within the previous 3 years (or offer of) with an estimated value of more than £50 (whether or not you accept the offer) which is attributable to your position as an elected member of co-opted member of the Council
Date Name of donor and nature of gift/hospitality
NoneNone

Data Protection Act - Durham County Council complies with all relevant statutory obligations. Personal information processed by the Council will be handled in accordance with the Council’s privacy statement, which can be accessed at www.durham.gov.uk/dataprivacy. Committee Services privacy notice provides more specific information on the data collected and how it is handled, a copy of which can be accessed www.durham.gov.uk/dataprivacy ‘legal and democracy’ section. If you have any concerns about how your data is handled, please contact either the Data Protection Officer at DPO@durham.gov.uk or the Information Commissioner’s Office casework@ico.org.uk.

transparent

 

Contacts
Democratic Services
Durham County Council
County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
email:
Tel:
03000 269 714