Councillor Theresa Burton, Deputy Leader Liberal Democrats

Ward: Longcross, Lyne and Chertsey South

Party: Liberal Democrats

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

Telephone: 07555 918914

Photograph of Cllr Theresa Burton

Date elected

2019 (Next election 2024)

Committees

Community Services, Licensing, Regulatory

Member working parties

Services and Digital Transformation

Register of interests

I Councillor Theresa Lois Burton 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 

Self employed consultant in the peer to peer lending, crowdfunding and social enterprise/charity sectors.
Unpaid Director Trillion Fund Limited
Councillor of Runnymede Borough Council receiving the relevant allowance(s) and able to claim travel expenses

Relevant person 

IT Director Screwfix, Kingfisher PLC of 3 Sheldon Square, Paddington, London. W2 6PX


2. Sponsorship

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made to the Councillor during the previous 12-month 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

Election expenses as a Liberal Democrats Candidate for Longcross. Lyne and Chertsey South


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

Details withheld

Relevant person

Details withheld


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

None

Relevant person

None


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

Screwfix leasing contract on Thorpe Industrial Estate


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 Sustainability and Transformation Plan Stakeholder Reference Group

b) ii) Member of the House of St Barnabus
b) ii) Member of Runnymede Foodbank Governance Panel

b) iii) Member of Longcross Garden Village Stewardship Panel 
b) iii) Leadership Fellow, Society of Leadership Fellows St George's House. 
b) iii) Founder, Friends of Christ Church, Longcross
b) iii) Member of the Liberal Democrats and Runnymede Liberal Democrats Treasurer
b) iii) Member of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
Other: Member of Manorcroft United Football Club

Date of receipt by the Monitoring Officer and subsequent alterations/additions: 20 May 2021, 26 May 2021

Secondary interests 

Councillor Burton has declared the following interests at meetings of the Council and/or Committees since she was first elected in May 2019. The forms recording interests declared at meetings are held for a period of six years and then destroyed.

Meeting  Interest  Left/stayed
Community Services 07.11.19 Non-pecuniary interest declared in the item on Grant Aid Funding as a Council appointed representative on Voluntary Services North Surrey Stayed and voted
Community Services 07.01.21 Non-pecuniary interest declared in the item on Coopers Hill Recreational Trust as a family member is a member of Manorcroft United Football Club Stayed and voted