The Town Council consists of 18 Councillors who represent 8 wards. Each year the Council elects from their number a Town Mayor. Click here to find your local Councillor
The Council conducts its business through 3 standing Committees and Personnel Sub-Committee which deals with staffing and employment issues.
Finance and General Purposes
The Planning Committee meets every two weeks. Other Committees and Full Council meet bi-monthly with all meetings starting at 7 p.m. See the diary of meetings for more information.
The Council fulfils a positive role at the heart of the community and is represented by individual members.
Folkestone Town Councillors
2013/2014 CIVIC YEAR
Town Mayor: Councillor Roger West
Deputy Mayor: Councillor Alan North
Planning Committee Membership:
Cllrs Emily Arnold, John Collier, Brian Copping, Anthony Dunning, Alan North, Richard Theobald, Richard Wallace, Lee Walker and Pat West.
Finance and General Purposes Committee Membership:
Cllrs George Bunting, John Collier, Paul Marsh, Alan North, Martin Salmon, Richard Theobald, Lee Walker, Richard Wallace and Rodica Wheeler.
Community Services Committee Membership:
Cllrs Emily Arnold, Lynne Beaumont, Ann Berry, Anthony Dunning, Peter Gane, Paul Marsh, Sue Wallace, Pat West and Roger West.
SDC/FTC Partnership Working Group: Town Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Chairman of Community Services, Chairman of Finance and General Purposes and Chairman of Planning. (Parent Committee = Finance & General Purposes)
Allotments Working Group: Cllrs Ann Berry, Richard Wallace, Sue Wallace, Mr Terry Begent (Parent Committee = Community Services)
Armed Forces Working Group: Cllrs Brian Copping and Roger West (Parent Committee = Community Services)
Newsletter Working Group: Cllrs Anthony Dunning, Peter Gane, Paul Marsh, Lee Walker and Sue Wallace (Parent Committee = Community Services)
Armed Forces Day Working Group: Cllrs Ann Berry, Brian Copping, Sue Wallace, Roger West and Richard Theobald (Parent Committee = Community Services)