Councillor Heather Smith

Councillor Heather Smith
03 May 2007
03 May 2007
34 Church Street
07775 026921

Councillor Heather Smith was elected to Northamptonshire County Council at a by-election on 3 May 2007. She served as Leader of the Council from May 2016 until March 2018. She has lived with her husband in the Oundle area for more than 30 years.

Her professional experience includes 20 years working as a senior manager for BT and 10 years as a successful business woman until her retirement.

As a County Councillor, she gets involved in a range of issues within Oundle and the 22 villages in her division and takes specific interest in the condition of roads, rights of way and traffic calming. From 2007 to 2009 she, as a member of the Children and Young People's Scrutiny Committee and then Deputy Scrutiny Champion with specific responsibility for growth in the county and as such attended all scrutiny committees.

Election History

Thu 3 May 2007  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 3 May 2007 Thu 2 Aug 2018
IndependentFri 3 Aug 2018

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
PrebendalThu 3 May 2007 Thu 2 May 2013
OUNDLEFri 3 May 2013

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Environment, Development & Transport Scrutiny Committee Member17 May 201820 September 2018
Cabinet Chair14 May 201025 March 2018
Milton Keynes Council and Northamptonshire County Council Joint Waste Disposal Committee Member14 May 201019 May 2011
Milton Keynes Council and Northamptonshire County Council Joint Waste Disposal - Stakeholder Group Member14 May 201019 May 2011
Cabinet Member06 June 200913 May 2010

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
10 May 200710 May 2007 View
05 August 200905 August 2009 View
05 August 200905 August 2009 View
11 November 201111 November 2011 View
07 August 201207 August 2012 View
07 November 201307 November 2013 View
04 June 201404 June 2014 View
06 October 201506 October 2015 View
01 June 201701 June 2017 View
13 September 201813 September 2018 View

Meeting Declarations

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014Silverstone CircuitsTwo tickets to the British Grand Prix£300
Fri, 11 Jul 2014European Culture Programme: Transversal Arts CataloniaVisit as guest of County Mayo funded by European Culture Programme £445
Sun, 5 Jul 2015Silverstone CircuitsBritish Grand Prix ticket and hospitality 
Fri, 11 Sep 2015KierWSPHotel accommodation following Heritage Seminar 
Tue, 12 Jul 2016NEPInward Investment dinner 
Fri, 11 Mar 2016NCCLooked After Children Ball 
Wed, 6 Jul 2016LGA ConferenceConservative Group dinner 
Sun, 10 Jul 2016BRDCTicket to Grand Prix