Councillor Chris Howorth

Ward: Virginia Water

Party: Conservative

Address: Runnymede Borough Council,
Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone KT15 2AH

Telephone: 07977 534455

Photograph of Cllr Chris Howorth

Date elected

2019 (next election 2023)

Committees

 Corporate Management Committee, Community Services (Chairman)

Member working parties
Human Resources (Chairman)

Register of interests

I Councillor Christopher Paul Howorth a Member of Runnymede Borough Council, give notice that I, and where appropriate a 'relevant person' as defined in the Localism Act 2011 s 30(3)(b), have the following disclosable pecuniary interests and other registrable interests.

Table 1: Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried out for profit or gain including any unpaid Directorship

Councillor/co-opted Member 

Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0EX
Non-Executive Director, fts global, 2A Ennert dem Bierg, L5244 Sandweiler, Luxembourg
Councillor of Runnymede Borough Council receiving relevant allowance(s) and able to claim travel expenses

Relevant person
Flight Attendant, British Airways PLC


2. Sponsorship

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made to the Councillor during the previous 12 months period provided for expenses incurred by them in carrying out their duties as a Councillor, or towards their election expenses. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. 

Councillor/co-opted Member

Runnymede and Weybridge Conservative Association - Campaign Expenses


3. Contracts

Any contract which is made between the Councillor or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom the Councillor is living as if they were spouses/civil partners (or a firm in which such person is a partner, or an incorporated body of which such person has a beneficial interest in the securities of) and the Council
a) under which goods and services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and
b) which has not been fully discharged

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

None


4. Land and property

Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the Council.  'Land' excludes an easement, servitude, interest or right in or over land which does not give the Councillor or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom the Councillor is living as if they were spouses/civil partners (alone or jointly with another) a right to occupy or to receive income

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

None


5. Licences

Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the Council for a month or longer

Councillor/co-opted Member

Details withheld

Relevant person

 Details withheld


6. Corporate tenancies

Any tenancy where (to the Councillor's knowledge) a) the landlord is the Council and b) the tenant is a body that the Councillor, or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom the Councillor is living as if they were spouses/civil partners is a partner of or a director of or has a beneficial interest in the securities of 

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

None


7. Securities

Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where a) that body (to the Councillor's knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the Council; and b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the Councillor, or their spouse/civil partner or the person with whom they are living as if they were spouses/civil partners has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class

Councillor/co-opted Member

None

Relevant person

None


Table 2: Other Registrable Interests

You have a personal interest in any business of your authority (the Council) where it relates to or is likely to affect:

a) any body of which you are in general control or management and to which you are nominated or appointed by your authority (the Council)

b) any body:

(i) exercising functions of a public nature

(ii) any body directed to charitable purposes or

(iii) one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union)

Councillor/co-opted Member only

a) Council appointed representative on Heathrow Community Noise Forum

b) i) Governor, Christ Church C of E Infant School, Virginia Water
b) i) Appointed Governor (representing RHUL) Ashford and St Peter's NHS Hospitals Foundation

b) ii) Chair of Trustees, Unity Schools Trust
b) ii) Chairman 1st Virginia Water Scout Group
b) ii) Member Natural History Museum

b) iii) Chair, Royal Holloway UCU Branch
b) iii) Chairman, Surrey Area Conservatives

Date of Receipt by the Monitoring Officer and subsequent alterations/additions: 9 July 2021

Secondary interests

Councillor Howorth has declared the following interests at meetings of the Council and/or Committees since he was elected in May 2019. Interests declared at meetings are held in paper form by Democratic Services. The forms recording interests declared at meetings are held for a period of six years and then destroyed.

Meeting  Interest  Left/stayed
Planning 31.07.2019 Disclosable pecuniary interest in RU19/0563. Senior Lecturer at Royal Holloway University of London Left
Planning 11.09.2019 Non-pecuniary interest in the item on Heritage Assets. Chair of the Governors of Christ Church Infant School, Virginia Water Left
Planning 23.10.2019 Disclosable pecuniary interest in item 6. Member of the Council of Governors at Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals Left
Planning 12.02.2020 Disclosable pecuniary interest in item 6. RU19/1609 and RU19/1193. St Peter's Hospital.  Member of the Council of Governors at Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals Left
Planning 04.03.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in item 6. RU19/1717.  The Sun Public House, Wick Lane, Englefield Green.  Existing personal relationship with applicant and link with association Left
Council 05.03.2020 non-pecuniary interest in the item concerning Addlestone Canoe Club; family had used the club. Stayed and voted
Planning 03.06.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0166.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee. Stayed, participated and voted
Planning 15.07.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in item 7 concerning the Community Infrastructure levy draft charging schedule. Employee of Royal Holloway University Left
Planning 02.09.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0789, 0790 and 0880.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee in a personal or professional capacity Stayed, participated and voted
Planning 02.09.2020 Non-pecuniary interest as a local resident, but not materially affected, regarding the 3 applications concerning the Wentworth Estate in Virginia Water. Stayed, participated and voted
Planning 14.10.2020 Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/1088, knowing the owner of the site Left
Planning 25.11.2020, 16.12.2020 and 20.01.2021 Disclosable pecuniary interest in RU20/0590, RU20/0098 and RU20/0092.  Employed by Royal Holloway as a Senior Lecturer Left
Full Council 09.02.2021 Disclosable pecuniary interest in the item regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy. Employed by Royal Holloway as a Senior Lecturer Left
Planning 24.03.2021 Made a statement that he no longer had an interest in RU20/1491 Stayed, participated and voted