Councillor Dr Andy Mercer

Councillor Dr Andy Mercer
10 May 2005
10 May 2005
Northamptonshire County Council
Leadership Support
One Angel Square
01604 367813
Andy Mercer has lived in Rushden since 1977. His four children were all educated locally. He is a Rushden Town Councillor and sits on East Northants Council. He is currently the Cabinet Member for Performance, Transformation and Local Government Reform, having previously served as an Assistant Cabinet Member.

Andy was born in East London and went to Exeter University, where he earnt his Doctorate. After a spell in management consultancy, he moved to Northamptonshire to work for Texas Instruments. He currently runs a software company that he founded in 1985, and which now trades worldwide.

He is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Statistician, a Chartered IT Professional, a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, a Member of the British Computer Society, and a European Engineer (Eur Ing) and was elected as a Conservative County Councillor for Rushden in May 2005.

He feels strongly that the public deserves high quality public Services, and that politicians have duty to provide them. In particular, he wants to see improved services for children and the elderly.

Election History

Tue 10 May 2005  

Party Representation History

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ConservativeTue 10 May 2005

Ward Representation History

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Rushden EastTue 10 May 2005 Thu 2 May 2013

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Cabinet Member26 March 201831 March 2019
Development Control Committee Deputy Chair21 January 201416 May 2018
Environment, Development & Transport Scrutiny Committee Member23 June 201130 May 2013
Northamptonshire Police, Fire & Crime Panel Substitute member25 October 201216 May 2013
Development Control Committee Deputy Chair21 June 201116 May 2013

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
10 May 200710 May 2007 View
01 July 200901 July 2009 View
09 August 201209 August 2012 View
28 May 201328 May 2013 View
02 June 201702 June 2017 View

Meeting Declarations

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014LXB (Rushden) LimitedMeal at Oundle Mill Restaurant. Approx value £40