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Councillor Robert Bird

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Title: Leader of the Council / Chair of Executive Committee / Lead Member for Economic Development/Promotion

Party: Conservative

Ward: Cleeve West

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Parish: Bishops Cleeve

Contact information

Home address: 
5 Haycroft Close
Bishop's Cleeve
GL52 8SR

Mobile:  07711 269096

Bus. mobile:  07785234201

Bus. email:

Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 05/05/2011 - 07/05/2015
  • 07/05/2015 - 02/05/2019
  • 07/05/2019 - 08/05/2023

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Membership of Working Groups, Boards and Panels 


Chief Executive Appointment Working Group

Commercial Investment Board

Community Infrastructure Levy Working Group


Parking Strategy Review Working Group

Planning Policy Reference Panel

Tewkesbury Borough Plan Working Group

Tewkesbury Garden Town Member Reference Panel

Transform Working Group


The role of Lead Member for Economic Development/Promotion includes the following areas of responsibility:


·  Council Plan.

·  Tewkesbury Garden Town Lead.

·  External Relations and Communication.

·  Community Leader for Emergencies.

·  Economic Development and Promotion.

·  LEP and Economic Partnerships.

·  Tourism.

·  Markets and Festivals.

·  Car Parking Strategy and Transport.