Chairman of the Council

Councillor Mark Platt has been re-elected as the Chairman of Tendring District Council.  His Consort is his wife, Raluca Platt.  Councillor Platt, who represents Hamford ward, was originally selected at a meeting of the Full Council on 25 April 2017, and was re-elected at the meeting of the Full Council on 24 April 2018. He will carry out the role for the rest of the municipal year.  Councillor Platt was Vice Chairman in 2016/17 and took over the post from Councillor Jayne Chapman.

Councillor Karen Yallop, who represents Brightlingsea ward, has been re-elected as the Council’s Vice-Chairman for 2018/19 and her Consort is her husband, Peter Yallop.

Click here to find information about the Chairmanship (pdf)

Click here to view the Chairman's recent engagements (pdf)

The Chairman's Charity Fund

How to donate to the Chairman's Charities:

Please make cheques payable to "Tendring District Council" or cash donations are welcome. Receipts are available on request.

The address to post or hand deliver your donation to is:
Elizabeth Ridout, Leadership Support Manager, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1SE.

How to invite the Chairman to an event:

Use the online Chairman's Invitation Form

How to Contact the Chairman:

By Post:
The Chairman's Parlour
Tendring District Council
Town Hall
Station Road
Clacton on Sea
Essex  CO15 1SE

By Telephone: 01255 686340
By Email: