Councillor Simon Bound

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Title: Deputy Leader, Cabinet Member for Communities, Planning and Infrastructure

Party: Conservative

Political grouping: Conservative Group

Ward: Sherborne St John & Rooksdown

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
C/O Conservative Group Room - Civic Offices
London Road
RG21 4AH

Mobile:  07879 477696


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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 09/05/2021 - 01/05/2024

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

As Deputy Leader, he is Vice-Chair of the Cabinet and deputises for the Leader in his absence.


His specific portfolio covers:


·         planning policy and guidance, including Basingstoke and Deane

·         Local Plan and neighbourhood plans

·         major infrastructure planning

·         transport strategy, including highways, road management, cycleways

·         and footpaths

·         arts, culture, heritage and events

·         community - inclusion and belonging, engagement and

·         development and facilities

·         community safety

·         grants and funding (community, voluntary sector and facilities)

·         volunteering and the voluntary sector

·         parish councils and community organisations liaison