West Berkshire Council

Register of interests

Councillor Keith Chopping

I, Councillor Keith Chopping, a Member of West Berkshire Council (the 'Council') declare that I have set out below, under the appropriate headings, the interests that I am required to disclose, including those of my spouse/civil partner (or person with whom I am living as such), of which I am aware. 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. I have put 'none' where there are 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, or as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
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 in carrying out your duties as a Member, or towards your election expenses or, as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such. (Note: This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union.):
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
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 West Berkshire and either the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital, or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of any class of shares issued or, as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
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 be provided or works are to be executed or, as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
5. Land: Details of any beneficial interest in land with the Borough (excluding any easement, or right in or over land which does not carry the right to occupy or receive income) or, as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
Residential property - Shortheath House, Sulhamstead Abbots, Reading, Berks RG7 4EF Residential property - Shortheath House, Sulhamstead Abbots, Reading, Berks RG7 4EF
6. Licences: Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the Borough for a month or longer or, as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
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 or, as far as you are aware, your spouse/civil partner, or person with whom you are living as such:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
8. Membership of other bodies: 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:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
Willink Leisure Centre Joint Advisory Committee -
9. Membership of other bodies: Details of any body exercising functions of a public nature of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management:
Name of body - Member Name of body - Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
NoneNone
10. Membership of other bodies: Details of any body directed to charitable purposes of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management:
Member Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
Kennet Lodge -
Charles Nicholl Chapter -
Worshipful Company of Feltmakers -
Vice-President Sulhamstead & Ufton Nervet Cricket Club -
Chairman - Ufton Nervet Fuel Allotment Charity -
11. Membership of other bodies: 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:
Name of body Spouse/Civil Partner etc.
Vice-President - Wokingham Conservative Association -
Chairman - Wokingham Conservative Association Trustees -
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 & date gift/hospitality received Reason & nature of gift/hospitality
A Register of Gifts and Hospitality is maintained by the Democratic Services Team and is available to view on our website at www.westberks.gov.uk/councillorallowances or on request at the Council Offices, Market Street RG14 5LD -
13. My form has been signed and dated
Signed Date
Keith Chopping 19 May 2015
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