Register of interests

Councillor Peter Ruffles

I, Councillor Peter Ruffles, being a Member of East Hertfordshire District Council hereby give notice of the following disclosable pecuniary interests:

1. Your employment/business
Description of your employment activity Name of your employer body
None -
2. Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made of provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out your duties as a member, or towards your election expenses. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
Name of any person or body making payments
I have benefited at the time of local elections from contributions to election expenses from the Conservative Party
3. Any contract which is made between you and/or those persons referred to above (or a body in which you and/or those persons referred to above has/have a beneficial interest) and your authority under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed and which has not been fully discharged
Description of contract
4. Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of your authority
Address/description of land interest Nature of interest
62 Hertingfordbury Road, Hertford Road, SG14 1LB -
Freeholder -
5. Detail of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of your authority for a month or longer.
Detail address/description
6. Detail any beneficial interest in securities of a body where that body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of your authority; and either; the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which you and/or those persons referred to above has/have a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.
Name of person or body
7. Detail any tenancy where (to your knowledge) the landlord is your authority; and the tenant is a body in which you and/or those persons referred to above has/have a beneficial interest.
Address/description of land

Other registerable interests

8. A body to which you have been appointed or nominated by the District Council
Name of organisation
Hertfordshire Building Preservation Trust
Hertfordshire Association of Local History
Groundwork East
9. Any body exercising functions of a public nature
Name of organisation
Hertford Town Council
I am an Alderman (Honorary) of Hertfordshire County Council and represent HCC at public and private events.
10. A body directed to charitable purposes
Name or organisation
Rotarian, Freemason
I am an area rep for Christian Aid
Council Member of Beds & Herts Historic Churches Trust
President of Broxbourne & Wormley Branch Conservative Association
Trustee of Herford Poor's Estate
Trustee of Newton Foundation
Trustee of Alderman Carde
Trustee of Ancient Charities of Hertford
11. A body one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy
Name or organisation
The Automobile Association
The Mothers Union
The Youth Hostels Association
The National Association of Schoolmasters & Women Teachers
The Conservative Party
The Church of England
Town Twinning -Hertford - Friends of Wildeshausen & Friends of Erron
Serving Brother of St Johns Ambulance
Vice President of Hertford & District Scouts
Hertford Horticultural Society
Member of Ware Society, Hoddesdon Society & Hertford Civic Society
Member of Hertfordshire Gardens Trust
Member of International Tree Foundation
Member of Versus Arthritis
Patron of Hertfordshire Schools Music Service
Member of Bengeo Club
Patron of Hertford Museum
Member of Hertfordshire Record Society
President of Hertfordshire Convalescent Trust