Town Clerk
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Town Clerk

Name: Samantha Hughes 

Title: Town Clerk

Contact Details: 01209 612406

The Clerk to the Council is the Proper Officer and employee of the Council and, as such, is under a statutory duty to carry out all the functions of a local authority’s Proper Officer, and in particular to serve or issue all the notices required by law of the Proper Officer of the Council.

The Clerk is responsible for ensuring that the lawful instructions of the Council in connection with its functions as a Local Authority are carried out and is expected to advise the Council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the Authority’s activities. The Clerk is responsible for producing all the information required for making effective decisions and for implementing all decisions of the Council.

Direct Reports: The Senior Management Team & The HR & Admin Team