All councillors sit on the full Town Council and are be appointed to committees and subcommittees to direct the work of the Council. Councillors are also appointed to act as representatives on outside organisations and groups within the town. Memberships are shown below under each Councillor but the full lists of appointments for 2018/19 are:
Outside Organisation Appointments 2018/2019.  Memberships 2018/2019.

Councillors are elected to serve on the Town Council for four years. Elections were held on 7 May 2015 and the results can be seen here.

Councillor Contact Details with the Town Council ward they represent and committee memberships:

Councillor Geoffrey Ackerman

Councillor Geoffrey Ackerman
31, Crock Lane DT6 4DF
(01308) 458098
Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Planning Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee
  • Highways and Transportation Working Group
  • Market and Business Liaison Working Group

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport & District Community Football Partnership
  • Bridport Museum Trust
  • Bridport/St Vaast La Hougue Twinning Association

Register of Members’ Interests

 

Councillor Jeremy Brodie

Councillor Jeremy Brodie
203, Orchard Avenue DT6 5RJ
(07739) 805672 / d4nf6c4c5@gmail.com
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Sandra Brown

Councillor Sandra Brown
67, North Allington DT6 5DZ
(01308) 423078 / cllrs.Brown@westdorset-dc.gov.uk
Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee
  • Market and Business Liaison Working Group

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport Charities Trustees
Bridport Town Councillor Derek Bussell

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Derek Bussell
Westholm, Warne Hill DT6 4AQ
(01308) 425137 /
derek51bussell@gmail.com
Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee
  • Finance and General Purposes Committee

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Kevin Clayton

Councillor Kelvin Clayton
22, Lansdowne Road DT6 4BE
(01308) 426318 / kelvin.clayton@icloud.com
Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee

Register of Members’ Interests

Update to Register of Members’ Interests – October 2017

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport Young Persons Action Trust
  • Bridport Youth and Community Centre
  • Skills Training Bridport
  • Bridport Chamber of Trade and Commerce
Councillor Keith Day

Councillor Keith Day
Delapre Lodge, St Andrews Road DT6 3BG
(01308) 425465 / keithaday@aol.com
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee
  • Staffing Appeals Sub Committee

Register of Members’ Interests

Updates to Register of Interests Oct 2017

Councillor Terry Harrison

Councillor Terry Harrison
17, Lake Lane DT6 4JY
(01308) 459863
Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport Hat Festival

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Sarah Horniman

Councillor Sarah Horniman
c/o Town Council Offices DT6 3JP
07555 423244
sarah.horniman-ld@outlook.com
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Axe Valley and West Dorset Ring and Ride Service
  • Jurassic Coast Communities Forum

Register of Members’ Interests

Update to Register of Members’ Interests – July 2018

Councillor Barry Irvine

Councillor Barry Irvine
4, Sunnyside, Bothenhampton DT6 4BL
(01308) 423611
Bridport South
Town Mayor

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport Arts Centre Management Committee
  • Bridport Citizen’s Advice Bureau Management Committee
  • DORBAG (Dorset Broadcasting Action Group)
  • Bridport Charities Trustees, Town Mayor – ex officio

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Julian Jones

Councillor Julian Jones
4, North Mills DT6 3AH
(01308) 428346 / julian.jsl@phonecoop.coop
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee
  • Highways and Transportation Working Group

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Ros Kayes

Councillor Ros Kayes
Omen Cottage, Salwayash, Bridport, DT6 5HT
07920 850167 / roskayes@gmail.com
Bridport North
Committee Membership:

  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Skills for Self-Reliance
  • West Bay Forum
  • West Dorset Western Area Transport Group

Register of Members’ Interests

Updates to Register of Members’ Interests – October 2017

 

Councillor Gillian Massey

Councillor Gillian Massey
The Retreat, 15, Rax Lane DT6 3JW
(01308) 423817 / paularthurandgill@gmail.com
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Market and Business Liaison Working Group

Outside Bodies

  • Asker Meadows Steering Group
  • Bridport Charities Trustees
  • Bridport Heritage Forum
  • Bridport Local Area Partnership (BLAP)
  • Bridport Millennium Green Trust

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Martin Ray

Councillor Martin Ray
11, Cordova Gardens DT6 3NG
(01308) 459095 / magieray@aol.com
Bridport North
Deputy Town Mayor

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee
  • Highways and Transportation Working Group
  • Staffing Appeals Sub Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport & District Tourism Association
  • The Stephen Rook Memorial Fund

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Maggie Ray

Councillor Maggie Ray
11, Cordova Gardens DT6 3NG
(01308) 459095 / magieray@aol.com
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport Community Orchard Group

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Dave Rickard

Councillor David Rickard
“Rydens”, Westown, Bothenhampton DT6 4BQ
(01308) 420908 / daverickard@phonecoop.coop
Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee
  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee
  • Staffing Appeals Sub Committee
  • Neighbourhood Plan Joint Committee (Reserve)

Outside Bodies

  • Dorset Coast Forum
  • Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils

Register of Members’ Interests

Update to Register of Interests October 2017

Councillor Anne Rickard

Councillor Anne Rickard
“Rydens”, Westown, Bothenhampton DT6 4BQ
(01308) 420908 / busychicks@phonecoop.coop
Bridport North

Committee Membership:

  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee
  • Highways and Transportation Working Group
  • Market and Business Liaison Working Group
  • Planning Committee

Outside Bodies

  • Bridport Food Festival Committee
  • Christmas Festival Committee
  • St. Michaels Community Liaison Group (Deputy Representative)

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Barbara Vousden

Councillor Barbara Vousden
168 Orchard Crescent DT6 5HB
(01308) 459915 / vousden.barbara@googlemail.com                                                       Bridport South

Committee Membership:

  • Best Value and Scrutiny Sub Committee
  • Environment and Social Wellbeing Committee

Register of Members’ Interests

Councillor Sarah Williams

Councillor Sarah Williams
7, St Andrews Road, Bridport DT6 3BG
(01308) 459433
Bridport South
Leader of the Council

Committee Membership:

  • Planning Committee
  • Market and Business Liaison Working Group
  • Neighbourhood Plan Joint Committee

Outside Bodies

  • A35/Miles Cross Advisory Group
  • Bridport Area Development Trust
  • Coastal Community Team
  • Bridport Local Area Partnership (BLAP)
  • Bridport Museum Trust
  • Bridport/St Vaast La Hougue Twinning Association
  • Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils (Reserve Member)
  • St Michaels Community Liaison Group

Register of Members’ Interests

Update to Register of Interests Oct 2017