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Area Panels - Kent

Area Panels are a key part of our structure and have a real voice in the way we are managed.

Group of residents

Area Panels: 

  • Scrutinise and monitor local performance and services
  • Influence our decisions
  • Set local priorities
  • Make local decisions and recommendations
  • Increase resident involvement.
  • Each Area Panel is represented on the Residents' Council.

Each Area Panel has agreed an area plan setting out what we'll do in your area in the next year (download them on the right).

East Kent Area Panel members:

PositionEast Kent Area Panel members
ChairLinda Scamp
Vice ChairBob Goodger
Resident members

 Joyce Foy, Claire Pennell, Jane Hiles, Kelly Baker and Carol Hayes (one vacancy)

Independent members

Marion Ward, Brian Horton, Ted Wilcox and Rebecca O'Neill

Additional membersThree vacancies

Kent Gateway Area Panel members:

PositionKent Gateway Area Panel members

Matthew Bromley

Vice ChairVacant
Resident members

Helena Ingham, Andrew Creed, Allan Smith, Michelle Williams and Ellie Miller (two vacancies in total, including Vice Chair)

Independent membersAngela Harrison, Tony Duke and Sandra Bray (one vacancy)
Additional membersThree vacancies

Mid Kent Area Panel members:

PositionMid Kent Area Panel members
Vice ChairVacant
Resident membersAngela Palmer, Bob Killey, Natasha Carpenter, Graham Whitehead and Russell James (three resident member vacancies in total, including Chair and Vice Chair)
Independent membersDerek Conway and Nick Mayatt (two vacancies)
Additional membersLindsey Davies (two vacancies)

If you're interested in applying for any of the above vacancies, please Contact your Area Panel