Who is Jill Elson?

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An East Devon Conservative District Councillor.

Jill has represented Halsdon Ward in Exmouth for a number of years and has served on all East Devon District Council committees.

Is a past chairman of three of those committees.

Is a former chairman of the Exmouth Town Committee forerunner of the Exmouth Town Council.

Previous Portfolio Holder for Communications 2002 to 2003

Previous Portfolio Holder for Communities 2003 to 2011

Currently, Cabinet Member for Sustainable Homes and Communities and sits on the Cabinet of East Devon District Council. East Devon District Council still owns over 4300 homes.

Other interests:

Exmouth & District Community Transport Group, Founder and Chairman.

A Governor of Exmouth Community College (Academy), Link Governor for the REACH Centre. Chairman of the Resources Committee.

Devon Education Forum an Academy representative (1of 3). I have been appointed onto the monitoring board for the Early Help for Emotional and Mental Health contract that is with Virgin Care and Young Devon to represent the Devon Education Forum as the Devon Association Governor.

EDDC representative on the WEB Consortium Board May 2016

Voluntary Driver for Exmouth Lympstone Hospiscare

A Member of the Cabinet of East Devon District Council as Portfolio Holder for Sustainable Homes and Communities.

In Portfolio:

  • Affordable Homes
  • Homelessness
  • Housing Enabling
  • Independent Living
  • Disabled Adaptations
  • Social Inclusion
  • Community Development
  • Community Transport
  • Active Villages
  • Gypsies and Travellers
  • Private Water Supplies
  • Homes in Multiple Occupation
  • Licensing of Caravan Sites
  • Link with NHS Providers – New Devon Clinical Commissioning Group

Other Appointments:

Exmouth Regeneration Board and Axminster Regeneration Board – Vice chairman

EDDC Strategic Planning Committee