Council Members


David Monk

Chairman, Rainford Parish Council 2019/20

David has been a Parish Councillor for 13 years.  He was Chairman from 2013/14 and is the current Chairman for 2019/20.  He was also a Borough Councillor between

Now retired, David worked for many years as a business and marketing consultant.  He became a Parish Councillor as he wished to be involved in the shaping of the local community.  As Chairman, he is on a mission to bring the Council to the Community and has initiated several new projects and enhanced on-going schemes in his first 6 months as Chairman.  These include:

  • the commitment to creating a Neighbourhood Plan
  • the Community Speed Watch scheme
  • forging links with the local primary and secondary schools
  • creating an Apprenticeship
  • implementing new standing orders for the Parish Council
  • updating the grievance and disciplinary procedures for Parish Council staff
  • introducing a dignity at work policy for Parish Council staff
  • support for Rainford in Bloom
  • resurrecting Rainford Christmas Fayre
  • using The Connection magazine for regular newsletters
  • creation of a more informative and user-friendly website
  • giving consideration to alterations for the bar area in the Village Hall


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