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Councillors

Crediton Town Council currently has 12 councillors - 6 for Lawrence ward and 6 for Boniface ward. A copy of the ward map can be viewed here.

The last election was held on 4 May 2023. If you would like to know more about the work of a town councillor, information is available from the town clerk.

The Town Councillors hold regular surgeries in Crediton Town Square on the first Saturday of every month, when members of the public are welcome to come along and have a chat.

Annual Report

Each year the Council issues an Annual Report. Please follow the link to view the Council's Annual Reports.

Councillor Contact Details

May 2023 - May 2024

CHAIR/TOWN MAYOR: Cllr Liz Brookes-Hocking
DEPUTY CHAIR/DEPUTY TOWN MAYOR: Cllr Guy Cochran

Boniface Ward

Councillor Contact Details Committee/Sub-Committee Appointments Representative Appointments Training Undertaken Meeting Attendance

Cllr Jim Cairney
Jim Cairney
                   

31 East Street, Crediton, EX17 3AX

Telephone: 01363 773490

E-mail: jcairney@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

Mid Devon District Councillor for
Boniface Ward

  • Council Affairs & Finance 
  • Grants
  • Christmas in Crediton 


       

  • Hayward's Educational Foundation
  • Age Concern Trustee
Training 2019 - present Attended - 21
Apologies - 4
Absences - 1

Cllr John Downes
John Downes

Blagdon House, Blagdon, Crediton,
EX17 1EH

Telephone: 01363 774267

E-mail: jdownes@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

Mid Devon District Councillor for
Boniface Ward

  • Community & Environment
  • Parish Paths
  Training 2007 - present Attended - 8
Apologies - 5
Absences - 3

Cllr Joyce Harris
Joyce Harris

5 Charlotte Street, Crediton, EX17 3BB

Telephone: 01363 775221

E-mail: jharris@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Planning & Town Strategy 
  • Council Affairs & Finance 
  • Community & Enviroment 
  • Grants 
  • Crediton United Charities
  • Boniface Link Association
Training 2014 - present

Attended - 35
Apologies - 3
Absences - 


Steve Huxtable 

Woodlands, 15b Exeter Road, Crediton, EX17 3BH

Telephone: 07875 886550

E-mail: shuxtable@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Planning & Town Strategy 
  • Council Affairs & Finance
  • Christmas in Crediton
  • Grants
  • Mid Devon Community Safety Partnership
Training 2021 - present Attended - 30
Apologies - 5
Absences -


Natalia Letch

 

Telephone: 01363 775739

E-mail: nletch@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests 

 

  • Planning & Town Strategy 
  • Community & Environment 
  • League of Friends Crediton Hospital
Training 2021 - present

Attended - 21
Apologies - 4
Absences - 


Paul Perriman

40 Barnfield, Crediton, EX17 3HS

Telephone:07442 161917

E-mail: pperriman@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Planning & Town Strategy
  • Community & Environment 
  • Climate Emergency 
  • Friends of Crediton Station
  • Okehampton Rail Forum
Training 2023 - present 

Attended - 25
Apologies - 
Absences - 1

                             

Lawrence Ward

Councillor Contact Details Committee/Sub-Committee Appointments Representative Appointments Training
Undertaken
Meeting
Attendance


Rachel Backhouse

7 St Lawrence Green, Crediton,
EX17 3LH

Telephone: 07889 680434

E-mail: rbackhouse@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Council Affairs & Finance
  • Youth Sub-Committee
  • Sustainable Crediton
Training 2023 - present 

Attended - 18
Apologies - 2
Absences -

Cllr Liz Brookes-Hocking
Liz Brookes-Hocking

Oliver House, 7 North Street, Crediton,
EX17 2BT

Telephone: 01363 774562

E-mail: lbrookes-hocking@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Planning & Town Strategy 
  • Council Affairs & Finance 
  • Community & Environment
  • Grants 
  • Parish Paths 
  • Christmas in Crediton 
  • Climate Emergency 
  • Youth Sub-Committee
  • Devon Association of Local Councils (& Larger Councils Sub Committee)

 

Training 2014 - present

Attended - 43
Apologies - 2
Absences - 


Guy Cochran

Dunstone House, 4 Blagdon Rise, Crediton, EX17 1EN

Telephone: 07891 898487

E-mail: gcochran@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

Mid Devon District Councillor for 
Lawrence Ward

  • Planning & Town Strategy 
  • Council Affairs & Finance
  • Community & Environment 
  • Climate Emergency 

 

  • Crediton Chamber of Commerce
Training 2021 - present

Attended - 31
Apologies - 5
Absences - 


Giles Fawssett

3 Albert Place, High Street
Crediton, EX17 3JS

Telephone: 07484 878681

E-mail: gfawssett@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Planning & Town Strategy
  • Council Affairs & Finance
  • Community & Environment 
  • Climate Emergency
  • Grants 
  • Parish Paths 
  • Youth Sub-Committee
  • Boniface Trail Association 
Training 2022 - present Attended - 38
Apologies - 3
Absences - 

Cllr Frank Letch
Frank Letch

2 Butt Parks,

Crediton, EX17 3HE

 

Telephone: 01363 775739
 

E-mail: fletch@crediton.gov.uk

 

Register of Interests

 

Mid Devon District Councillor for Lawrence Ward
Devon County Councillor

  • Council Affairs & Finance 
  • Youth Sub-Committee

           

  • Crediton Twinning Association
Training 2015 - present

Attended - 16
Apologies - 4
Absences - 


Georgina Stone  

 

Telephone: 07821 945167

E-mail: gstone@crediton.gov.uk

Register of Interests

  • Community & Environment 
  • Parish Paths 
  • Sustainable Crediton
 

Attended - 3
Apologies - 5
Absences - 8