About your councillors

Bridget Beattie


Bridget has lived in Monkton Deverill since 2011.  She is a retired state sector special needs teacher with a degree in education from Bath Spa.  Bridget is married with three grown sons and three grandchildren, so far.

Portfolios: Highways; Community Area Transport Group (CATG)

Dr David Croot

Vice Chair

David moved into the Upper Deverill valley in November 2015, having lived South Devon for many years. David worked at Plymouth University for nearly 40 years, initially as a lecturer in geography and geology, and latterly as a Senior Manager. He worked closely with his local parish council, leading the development of the Parish Plan and was also chair of Trustees for a large Plymouth charity.

Portfolios: Flood Warden; Emergency Contact Coordinator; Community Resilience

Gillian Flint


Gillian has lived in Kingston Deverill since 2012.  After a career in personnel and training she divided her time between bringing up her two children (now grown up) and voluntary work for welfare charities.

Portfolios: Coordination of Parish Steward; Litter picks; Maintenance of Parish Council owned street assets

Richard Munro


Richard has lived in Kingston Deverill for 17 years. This is his second term on the Parish Council.

Portfolios: Clerk; Responsible Finance Officer; Website; Speed Indicator Device

Louise Stratton

Louise works in the agricultural sector over the border in Dorset, having grown up in Kingston Deverill on the family farm.
Portfolio: Rights of Way