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Philip White

County Councillor for DovePhilip White

Annual Report 1 April 2018 – 31 March 2019


I was first elected as County Councillor for the Dove electoral division in May 2017.  

My division lies in the south east of East Staffordshire and includes the wards of Anslow, Tutbury and Outwoods and Rolleston on Dove and parts of the wards of Crown (Hanbury parish), Branston and Horninglow.and covers approximately 5144 hectares with a population of 13,876.

Special Responsibilities

I was Cabinet Support Member for Learning and Employability, I was then appointed as Cabinet Member for Learning and Employability in May 2018.

Committee Membership and Attendance Record 

My committee membership and attendance record can be seen below: 

All Party Member Group - Innovation

  • Possible: 3
  • Actual: 2
  • Apologies: 1


  • Possible: 13
  • Actual: 12
  • Apologies: 1

Children's Improvement Board

  • Possible: 8
  • Actual: 6
  • Apologies: 2

County Council

  • Possible: 6
  • Actual: 5
  • Apologies: 1

Health and Wellbeing Board

  • Possible: 4
  • Actual: 4

Local Member Priority Meeting – East Staffordshire

  • Possible: 9
  • Actual: 4
  • Apologies: 5


  • Possible: 11
  • Actual: 10
  • Apologies: 1

Property Informal Briefing

  • Possible: 11
  • Actual: 8
  • Apologies: 3

Property Sub-Committee

  • Possible: 12
  • Actual: 12

Prosperous Staffordshire Select Committee*

  • Possible: 3
  • Actual: 3

Safe and Strong Communities Select Committee

  • Possible: 1
  • Actual: 1

Schools Forum*

  • Possible: 4
  • Actual: 4

Special Committee re: Remuneration

  • Possible: 1
  • Actual: 1

Special Committee re: Restructure of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) - Appointment to the Role of Director of Corporate Services

  • Possible: 2
  • Actual: 2

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Joint Archives Committee

  • Possible: 1
  • Actual: 0
  • Apologies: 1


  • Possible: 89
  • Actual: 74 (83%)
  • Apologies: 15 (17%)

* invited to attend but not a committee member

Outside body appointments

I was also appointed to represent the county council on the following outside bodies: 

  • Relate - East Staffordshire

Schemes supported under the Staffordshire Local Community Fund

ApplicantAmount: Description

Rolleston on Dove Parish Council

£382.00: Funding towards Honours Board, installation costs and promotional materials for the annual Rollestonian of the Year Awards.

Anslow New Village Hall Committee

£400.00: Funding towards the replacement of two internal doors.

St Mary's Priory Church, Tutbury

£500.00: Funding towards the cost of Hirst conservation, Russell Geometrics Laser Survey, Architects Fees and project costs in relation to the conservation of the UK’s only external Alabaster Arch built circa 1160.

Anslow Parish Council

£149.00: Funding towards installation of additional electric socket, aerial, mounting arm, and router in village hall and configuration of software to enable a WiFi connection to be accessed.

Rolleston on Dove Parish Council

£774.12: Funding towards a Parish Council noticeboard at the front gate of John of Rolleston Primary School which will benefit residents by aiding awareness and involvement of the wider spectrum of village life.

Rolleston on Dove Parish Council

£625.25: Funding to purchase 3 benches at the Elizabeth Avenue play area, two to replace benches in a well-used play area as the current benches are old and one new bench to be located outside the back gate popularly used for school pick-up times.

Tutbury Parish Council

£2,500.00: Funding towards two bespoke historic signs at the entrance of village at each end of the bypass to help raise the profile of the village and encourage economic growth by getting more visitor to enter rather than drive around it.



Councillor Development


26 March 2019

Members' Spring Event

13 November 2018

Members' Autumn Event

4 September  2018 Pre-Peer Review Session

My Allowances and Expenses


Basic Allowance


Special Responsibility Allowance








Total Paid


Mileage from my home to County Buildings, where many meetings take place, is 54 miles return.  

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