Mr David G. Williams

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David G. WilliamsAs the elected member for Shanklin Central it is my role to represent those living within the ward on the Isle of Wight Council. I live locally myself - just outside the town centre.

My primary function as a councillor is to act on behalf of the residents of Shanklin Central I do have additional responsibilities at the Council. I have been appointed as representative of the Council on the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police Authority. as well as serving on other bodies, but I remain committed to serving Shanklin people in the first instance.

I was first elected in 2001,then re-elected in 2005 representing Shanklin North. Due to boundary changes I stood as the Conservative candidate in the Shanklin Central Ward where I was re-elected in the 2009 local elections. I am delighted and honoured that my neighbours in the town have put their faith in me to be their representative on the Island’s authority. I am working hard to provide a strong and effective voice for all of the residents of Shanklin Central on a whole range of issues.

If you live in the Shanklin Central ward, please take the opportunity to contact me, in confidence, on any matter relating to council business with which you would like assistance or advice.

Organisations where I serve island and local residents.

Chairman of the Isle of Wight Council
Hampshire Police Authority.
Fire & Community Safety Scrutiny Panel. (Co-opted member)
Board member IOW Crimestoppers.
Licensing & General Purposes Committee.
Member of the Community Safety Partnership
LEA Governor at the Sandown Bay Academy
LEA Governor at Gatten and Lake Primary School
Member of Shanklin Town Council
Co-opted member of Shanklin Youth Club.

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About Me

Name: Mr David G Williams
Political Group: Conservative
Electoral Division: Shanklin Central
Address: Flat 6
Caernarvon Lodge
2 Clarence Road
Isle Of Wight
PO37 7BH
Telephone: 865910
E-Mail: [email protected]
Mobile: 07779999794
Biography: David was first elected to the Isle of Wight Council in May 2001, as the member for Shanklin North. Since boundary changes in 2009 he has become elected member for Shanklin Central.

He was born in Cornwall, and until the age of 33 lived in a village called Constantine, near Falmouth. On leaving school at 16, he embarked on an apprenticeship as a mason and plasterer. At the age of 26, David took a change of direction and entered sales and marketing, which he did for 27 years.

In 1980 his work took him to Birmingham, and in 1988 it moved him to the Isle of Wight. At the age of 53, he took voluntary redundancy and until January 2011 was self-employed as a plasterer.

David is active in the local community in Shanklin, and was elected Mayor of Shanklin for two years commencing in 2004. He has been a member of the Town Council since 1997. He is also Chairman of the Management Committee of Shanklin Conservative Club and a co-opted member of Shanklin Youth Club.

He is also a LEA Governor at Sandown Bay Academy and Gatten and Lake Primary School in Shanklin.
Cllr David Williams.
Member for Shanklin Central.

Member of the Hampshire & IOW Police Authority.

Register of Interests.

View my declaration of interests.

Meeting Attendance

The table below gives a summary of the members attendance of meetings that they are a member of, over the last 12 months.

Meeting Name Meeting Date Attended Meeting
Full Council 27/02/2013 Attendance
Regulatory Committee 25/02/2013 Attendance
Licensing Sub Committee 22/02/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 19/02/2013 Attendance
Regulatory Committee 11/02/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 22/01/2013 Attendance
Full Council 16/01/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 07/01/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 18/12/2012 Attendance
Appeals Sub Committee 04/12/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 27/11/2012 Attendance
Full Council 21/11/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 23/10/2012 Attendance
Full Council 17/10/2012 Attendance
Health and Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel 26/09/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 25/09/2012 Attendance
Full Council 19/09/2012 Attendance
Appeals Sub Committee 17/09/2012 Attendance
Appeals Committee 05/09/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 28/08/2012 Attendance
Full Council 22/08/2012 Attendance
Appeals Sub Committee 06/08/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 24/07/2012 Attendance
Full Council 18/07/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 16/07/2012 Attendance
Appeals Sub Committee 02/07/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 26/06/2012 Attendance
Full Council 20/06/2012 Attendance
Licensing Sub Committee 18/06/2012 Attendance
Licensing Sub Committee 18/06/2012 Attendance
Planning Committee 31/05/2012 Attendance
Licensing and General Purposes Committee 18/05/2012 Attendance
Full Council 16/05/2012 Attendance
Licensing (Determinations) Sub Committee 14/05/2012 Attendance
General Purposes (Appeals) Sub Committee 14/05/2012 Attendance
Health and Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel 02/05/2012 Attendance
General Purposes (Appeals) Sub Committee 12/04/2012 Attendance
Full Council 21/03/2012 Attendance