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Leigh-on-Sea Town Council 1996

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Councillor Bernard Arscott - Chairman

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Ward: Highlands Ward

Councillor since: 2022

Committee Membership: Finance & Governance Committee, Community & Culture Committee, Staffing Committee, Planning, Licensing & Highways Committee

External Appointments: Leigh Port Partnership, Southend Standards Committee, Leigh Coastal Communities Team, 

Register of Interests


I am please to serve the residents of Highlands Ward as one of their Conservative councillors. I have previously served as a Southend-on-Sea Borough Councillor for Leigh Ward, being a member of the Development Control Committee, and serving on a number of committees related to health, and children’s and adults’ services. I also serve as Foundation Governor at a local primary school.

I welcome contact from local residents and look forward to working on your behalf.