What the councillors say...
Matthew Denyer, Conservative Beaconsfield West, who attended none of his meetings, listed among his achievements ‘introducing traffic calming to the entire length of Holtspur Top Lane’ and ‘helping bring about the Beaconsfield Cycle Path initiative with the BCP’.
Mr Denyer moved to Ibiza with his family last May to start a new business.
He said: “It is therefore no surprise that my attendance has been low since May 2014 and it is well known that I will be standing down as district and town councillor in the May 2015 elections.
“Sometimes being a councillor isn’t all about meetings, it’s about action and I am proud to have demonstrated action speaks louder than words.”
Peter Hardy, Conservative Gerrards Cross South, who had a 43 per cent attendance record, said: “Unfortunately my responsibilities as a cabinet member at Bucks County Council
UNAVAILABLE: Ruth Vigor-Hedderley had 78 per cent attendance for county council meetings but 0 attendance for district council meetings in Aylesbury sometimes make it difficult for me to get to 6pm meetings in Denham.
“However I continue
The following councillors who have attended under 50 per cent attendance records were unavailable for comment:
Janet Simmonds, Conservative Beaconsfield North, The Earl of Stockton, Conservative Denham South, Steve Jones, Conservatives Beaconsfield South, Emma Burrows, Conservative, Iver Village and Richings Park, Damon Clark, Conservative Iver Heath, Jane Wallis, Conservative Burnham Lent Rise and Ruth Vigor-Hedderly, Conservative, Wexham and Iver West.
MOVED AWAY: Matthew