Julia Hughes - Register of Interests

Section 1 - I, Julia Hughes, give notice that I have declared the following interests

 

1. Give details of any employment or business carried on by you

Name of Employer or Body

Description of Employment Activity

N/A – Standards Committees included in Section 2, number 10, Grwp Cynefin included in section 2, number 11

 

 

2. State the name of the person who employs or has appointed you, the name of any firm in which you are a partner, and/or the name of any company for which you are a remunerated Director

Name of Person or Body making Payments

 

N/A – see below section 2, number 11 Company, industrial and provident society, charity or body directed to charitable purposes

 

 

3. State the name of any person (other than a county council, county borough council, community council, fire authority or National Park authority) who has made a payment to you either in respect of your election or any other expenses incurred by you in carrying out your duties as a member

Name of the Person making the Payment

 

Grŵp Cynefin Tŷ Silyn, Penygroes, Caernarfon, LL54 6LY

 

Denbighshire County Council

Flintshire County Council

North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

(Housing Association) – I am a remunerated non-executive director)

 

Independent member Standards Committee

Independent member Standards Committee

Independent member Standards Committee

 

4. State the name of any corporate body which has a place of business or land in the NORTH WALES area, and in which you have a beneficial interest in a class of securities of that body that exceeds a nominal value of £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body

Name of Corporate Body

 

Sainsbury J PLC

BP PLC

Vodafone Group PLC

 

 

5. Describe any contract for goods, services or works made between any Council or North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority in the NORTH WALES area and yourself or a firm in which you are a partner, a company of which you are a remunerated Director, or a body of the description specified in paragraph 4 above.

Description of Contract

 

-          Denbighshire County Council – works carried out by Rights of Way Officer’s team on kissing gates and stiles on the farm owned by my husband and father in law. (Negotiated and agreed with the County Council by me.)

 

-          Grŵp Cynefin Tŷ Silyn, Penygroes, Caernarfon, LL54 6LY- I am a remunerated non-executive director and Grŵp Cynefin has many projects and agreements with the 6 N Wales local authorities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I do not know exactly where they are and in which county.

 

6. Give the address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land in which you have a beneficial interest* and which is in the NORTH WALES area. (*this means being the owner, landlord or tenant of property (including your home), other than under a trust.

Address/Description of Property

Nature of interest in Property

Plas Llangwyfan

Llangwyfan Farm

Denbigh

Denbighshire LL16 4LU

 

Llangwyfan Farm

Llangwyfan

Denbigh

Denbighshire

LL16 4LU

Family home – joint ownership with husband

 

 

 

 

My husband owns the farm in partnership with his father

 

7. Give the address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land where the landlord is ANY Council in the NORTH WALES area and the tenant is a firm in which you are a partner, a company of which you are a remunerated Director, or a body of the description specified in paragraph 4

Address/Description of Land

Nature of Interest in Property

I am aware that Grŵp Cynefin (Housing Association) does lease some land (on long term lease agreement) from some of the 6 N Wales counties and N Powys local authorities on which the Grŵp has built houses/schemes.

 

Sainsbury J PLC

BP PLC

Vodafone Group PLC

I do not know which counties the land is in or the location.

 

 

 

 

I do not know all the locations across the 6 authorities, but I am aware that all 3 are in some of the 6 counties of N Wales.

 

 

8. Give the address or other description (sufficient to identify the location) of any land in the NORTH WALES area in which you have a licence (whether alone or jointly with others) to occupy for 28 days or longer.

Address/Description of Property

 

N/A

 

 

Section 2: Other Interests -State whether you are a member of, or hold a position of general control of management in any:

9. Body to which you were appointed or nominated by the Council as its representative

Name of Body

Position

N/A

 

 

10. Public authority or body exercising functions of a public nature

Name of Body

Position

Denbighshire County Council Standards Committee

 

 

Flintshire County Council Standards Committee

 

Independent member from May 2015

Vice Chair from 03/04/18

 

Independent member from 12 December 2017

Vice Chair from 01/10/18

 

11. Company, industrial and provident society, charity or body directed to charitable purposes

Name of Body

Position

Grŵp Cynefin Tŷ Silyn, Penygroes, Caernarfon, LL54 6LY

 

 

 

 

Urdd Gobaith Cymru which is a

National Voluntary Youth Organisation

 

 

North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority Standards Committee

  • Non-Executive Director - remunerated

Board Member

  • Audit and Risk Committee - Member
  • Gorwel Committee - Member

 

Member of the following committees only up to June 2020 (Now 2021 given the postponement due to the virus) - Work - Sponsorship –Finance

 

Independent Member from January 2018

Chair from September 2020

 

 

 

12. Body whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy

Name of Body

Position

N/A

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13. Trade Union or professional association

Name of Body

Position

N/A

 

 

14. Private club, society or association operating within the north wales area

Name of Body

Position

Llandyrnog and Llangwyfan Local History Society

Denbigh and District Probus Club

Vice Chair

Committee member and member

 

 

 

Related Parties Transactions

 

1.          Have you, a member of your close family, or Partnerships, Companies or Trusts in which you or members of your close family have a controlling interest, entered into a financial transaction with the Authority during the period 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 e.g.  Your brother owns a building company that was awarded a contract to refurbish a fire station.

YES / NO

Please provide further details below if you answered yes

NO

 

 

 

2.          Have you, a member of your close family, or Partnerships, Companies or Trusts in which you or members of your close family have a controlling interest, entered into a non-financial transaction or have any other relevant interest with the Authority during the period 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 e.g. Your business has been issued with a fire report. 

YES / NO

Please provide further details below if you answered yes

YES

 

I have called the control room as necessary to notify if we carry out any controlled burns on the farm land

 

Gifts and Hospitality

 

Have you received any gifts and/or hospitality during the period 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020?

Name of Body

Gift/Hospitality

Arts and Business Cymru

 

Networking event in Wrexham at which I received soft drinks and snacks

 

 

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