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Councillor John BellCouncillor John Bell

Profile

Married with two daughters and three grandchildren
Retired sales agent
Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management 
Educated at Greenfield Boys' Secondary School, Hyde
Interests include Manchester City and reading
Elected member of Tameside MBC for Hyde Werneth 1975-95 and 1998-present day 
Leader of the Tameside Conservative Group

View John Bell's annual report.


Areas of responsibility

  • Leader of the Conservative Opposition Party
  • Opposition Spokesperson for Executive Leader 
  • Member of Educational Attainment Improvement Board
  • Member of Overview (Audit) Panel
  • Member of Standards Committee 
  • Outside bodies on behalf of the Council
    • Combined Authority Scrutiny Committee
    • Pensioners House/Werneth House Joint Management Committee
    • Deputy Chairman, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority
    • Member of Local Government Association Fire Commission
    • Member of the Local Government Association Fire Services Management Committee
    • Appointed by the Home Secretary to serve on the Firefighters Pension Scheme Advisory Board
    • Trustee of Werneth Community Centre
       

Postal Address 20 Arnold Road, Hyde, SK14 5LH
Telephone Number 074276 23989 Send Electronic Message Send a message to Councillor John Bell


Member's declaration of interests

Employment:
This includes any employment or business, profession or vocation currently undertaken in respect of which tax has to be declared.
None
Sponsorship:
This includes the name of any person, or legal entity, other than the Council, who has made a payment in respect of election or other expenses incurred in carrying out councillor duties.
Werneth Ward Conservatives
Interests in Securities:
This includes any corporate body ie company, industrial and provident society, cooperative or other body that has a business or land in Tameside in which more than £25K beneficial interest is owned or 1/100th of total share capital owned.
None
Contracts with TMBC:
This includes any contract for goods, services, or works made between Tameside MBC and the councillor or any firm in which the councillor is a partner, or a company for which the councillor a remunerated director.
None
Land:
This includes any land in which the councillor has a beneficial interest in Tameside including a home.
20 Arnold Road,
Gee Cross,
Hyde
Tenancies:
This includes any land where the landlord is Tameside council, and the tenant is a councillor, or a firm or company which the councillor is a partner or remunerated director.
None
Licences:
This includes any land in Tameside in which the Councillor has a licence alone or with others to occupy for 28 days or more.
None
Gifts and Hospitality:
This includes any gift or hospitality worth more than £25 received in the last 3 years together with name and/or organisation who was the source of the gift/hospitality.
None
Other Interests:
This includes details of any body to which
  1. the councillor has been appointed or nominated by Tameside Council as its representative eg including School Governing Bodies,
  2. any public authority or body exercising functions of a joint nature eg a joint authority, police, fire,
  3. any local voluntary or community body in receipt of funding from Tameside Council;
  4. any company, industrial and provident society, charity or body directed to charitable purposes, including the Freemasons;
  5. any body whose principal purposes include the influence of public opinion or policy;
  6. any trade union or professional association.
  • Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service 
  • Combined Authority Scrutiny Committee
  • Conservative Councillors Association
  • Conservative Party
  • Hyde Central Conservative Club - trustee
  • Hyde Central Conservative Club - member 
  • Board Member, Longdendale Housing Society