Chairman of the Council

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

Councillor Karen Yallop, who represents Brightlingsea ward, has been elected the Council’s Vice-Chairman 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

The Chairman's chosen Charities for this year include the RNLI (the local District Stations), Prostate Cancer UK, St Helena Hospice (Clacton) and Guide Dogs for the Blind.

The Chairman has recently completed a Wingwalk in aid of Prostate Cancer UK and a Skydive in aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance - you can donate directly to the charities via the Chairman's Just Giving Page

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: