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Register of Planning Inspectorate Board Member Interests

Directors and Non-Executive Directors are obliged to declare any business or other interests, or any personal connections.


Register of Board Member Interests

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The Planning Inspectorate is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) and the Welsh Government. It plays a key role in managing sustainable development and is critical to the delivery of the two Governments’ social, economic and environmental agendas. Each year, our work directly affects the lives of many people through the decisions and recommendations we make.

The decisions and recommendations we make affect individuals and communities and must be demonstrably fair, open and impartial. Our procedures make provision for expression of local feeling and assessment of potential local impact, with our Inspectors undertaking examinations, inquiries and hearings in the affected locality, with site visits on the majority of appeals. The Inspectorate has a longstanding policy relating to the involvement, in a private capacity, of any Inspector or member of Admin staff in our casework, protecting our reputation for fairness and impartiality.

Directors and Non-Executive Directors are obliged to declare any business or other interests, or any personal connections, which could be misconstrued or cause embarrassment to the Inspectorate or our parent organisations (MHCLG or the Welsh Government).

  • All Directors, and Non-Executive Directors, are required to complete a declaration as part of the Annual Accounts process.
  • The forms completed by applicants for Non-Executive Director posts include a declaration of any interests that could impact on their role if successful.
  • A standing agenda item for Board and Committee meetings makes provision for attendees to declare any such interests.
Published 15 April 2014
Last updated 17 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated to remove Directors who are no longer here.
  2. List of board member interests updated
  3. List of board member interests updated
  4. Updated list of board member interests.
  5. Update DCLG to MHCLG
  6. Register updated.
  7. Board members list updated.
  8. Board member list updated.
  9. Declaration of interests document updated
  10. DoI register updated
  11. Ben Linscott added to the board DoI register
  12. Register updated with board details
  13. Register updated
  14. Director Tim Guy added
  15. Register updated
  16. Register of Board Member Interests document updated
  17. Update to board status.
  18. New Non-Executive Director, David Holt, has been added to the register.
  19. Register updated 27-11-2015
  20. Updated document Register of Board Member Interests
  21. Updated document.
  22. First published.