Register of interests

Councillor Mike Hewitson

I, Councillor Mike Hewitson a Member of South Somerset District Council (the 'Council') give notice that I have set out below under the appropriate headings my interests, which I am required to declare under the Council's Code of Conduct. These include any disclosable pecuniary interests under sections 29 to 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and The Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, and I have put 'none' where I have no such interests under any heading.

1. Employment, Office, Trade, Profession or Vocation: Disclosure of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain, including the name of any person or body who employs or has appointed you and that of your spouse/civil partner (or person with whom you are living as such) of which you are aware.
Name of Employer / Trade etc Position or status if applicable e.g employee, self employed.
Flagship (Dorset) Ltd t/as Beaminster & Abbey Pharmacies Director
Abbey Pharmacy (Sherborne) Ltd (subsidiary of above) Director
Superintendent Pharmacist of Flagship (Dorset) Ltd -
Pharmacy Magazine, Communications International Group Freelance contributor
Flagship (Dorset) Ltd t/as Beaminster & Abbey Pharmacies Director (spouse)
Tatworth Primary School, Tatworth, Chard Deputy Headteacher (spouse)
2. Sponsorship: Declaration of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the Council) made or provided within the last 12 months in respect of expenses incurred by you carrying out your dutues as a member, or towards your election expenses and that of your spouse/civil partner (or person with whom you are living as such) of which you are aware. (Note: This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union.)
Name of person or body making payment or provision of any other financial benefit
Liberal Democrats - election materials
3. Securities: Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body which has to your knowledge a place of business or land in the district of South Somerset and either the total amount nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital, or one hundredth of the toal issued share capital of any class of shares issued and that of your spouse/civil partner (or person with whom you are living as such) of which you are aware.
Name of body or company
Flagship (Dorset) Ltd - shareholder (self and spouse) (own company)
4. Contracts: Details of any current un-discharged contract made between you, or a body in which you have a beneficial interest, and the Council under which goods or services are to provided or works are to be executed and those of your spouse/civil partner (or person with whom you are living as such) of which you are aware.
Description of Contract
My company supplies pharmacy services to a residential home in South Somerset which has contracts with Somerset County Council
My company has contracts with Dorset Council (neighbouring authority)
I have no contracts with South Somerset District Council
5. Land: Details of any beneficial interest (and this includes your house) within the district of South Somerset (excluding any easement, or right in or over land which does not carry the right to occupy or receive income) and that of your spouse/civil partner (or person with whom you are living as such) of which you are aware.
Address/Description of Land (including home address)
Mulberry Cottage, 30 Church Street, Merriott, Somerset TA16 5PS
6. Licences: Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the district of South Somerset for a month or longer and that of your spouse/civil partner (or person with whom you are living as such) of which you are aware.
Details:
None
7. Corporate Tenancies: Details of any tenancy where to your knowledge, the Council is the landlord and the tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest and that of your spouse/civil partner (or person withwhom you are living as such) of which you are aware..
Tenancies:
None in South Somerset
8. Membership of other bodies (part 1 of 4): Details of any body of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management and to which you are appointed or nominated by the Council.
Bodies:
None
9. Membership of other bodies (part 2 of 4): Details of any body exercising functions of a public nature (e.g another local authority) of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management.
Bodies
None
10. Membership of other bodies (part 3 of 4); Details of any body directed to charitable purposes of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management.
Charities:
Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Faculty Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Member of the National Pharmacy Association
Governor at Norton Sub Hamdon Primary School
11. Membership of other bodies (part 4 of 4): Details of any body, one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union), of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management.
Bodies
Liberal Democrats
12. Disclosure of Gifts and Hospitality: The name of any person from whom you have received a gift or hospitality with an estimated value of at least £25 which you have received in your capacity as a member of the Council
Name of donor and date gift/hospitality received: Reason and nature of gift/hospitality:
None -
13. I have read and understood sections 13a, 13b and 13c (see note 13), and hereby undertake to comply with South Somerset District Council's Code of Conduct.
Signed: Date:
M Hewitson 28 May 2019
M Hewitson 26 November 2019
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