Councillor Patrick M M Farrington

Councillor: Patrick M M Farrington
Contact E-mail:
Ward: Baswich
Photo: Patrick M M Farrington
Contact Telephone: 01785 824162
Councillor Fax: 01785 619119
Postal Address: The Grange, Cowley, Gnosall, Stafford


I am married with two teenage children and have lived or worked in Stafford since 1987. I am a local solicitor and Partner at Hand Morgan and Owen solicitors in Stafford.

I have been involved in many charitable organisations over the years and have been the Company Secretary for Katharine House Hospice for over ten years. I am a past Chairman of Stafford Round Table and a past President of Stafford and District Law Society. I enjoy playing and watching most sports, particularly football, cricket and golf and I once worked as a lifeguard in California!

I was first elected as a Councillor for Rowley Ward in 2003, serving for twelve years before being elected for Baswich Ward in May 2015. I have served on many committees and outside bodies over the years, joining the cabinet in 2007 and becoming Leader of the Council in February 2015. Despite my many roles and responsibilities, my first wish is to meet and help the residents of Baswich wherever possible. I can be contacted at home or my office by telephone and am available to meet to discuss any problems, coming to your home if you prefer, or alternatively please email me either at the Council or You can also contact me on my alternative telephone no 01785 211411.

Political Party

I hold the following position(s) within my political group:-

Group Position
Conservative Party Group Leader


I am a member of the following committees:-

Committee Position
Cabinet Leader of the Council
Chief Executive Appointment Committee

Diary Dates

The following is a list of dates of committees upon which I am presently a Member, click on the meeting to get the agenda, reports and minutes.

Date Meeting Position
04/05/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
11/05/2016 Chief Executive Appointment Committee (9.00am)
14/05/2016 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am)
23/05/2016 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm)
02/06/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
08/06/2016 Chief Executive Appointments Committee (9.00am)
27/06/2016 Chief Executive Appointment Committee - 26 and 27 June 2016 All Day
11/07/2016 Cabinet (10.00am) Leader of the Council
26/07/2016 Special Council (6.30pm)
26/07/2016 Council (7.00pm)
04/08/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
01/09/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
20/09/2016 Special Council (6.30pm)
20/09/2016 Council (7.00pm)
06/10/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
03/11/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
22/11/2016 Council (7.00pm)
08/12/2016 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
05/01/2017 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
19/01/2017 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
31/01/2017 Council (7.00pm)
21/02/2017 Council (7.00pm)
02/03/2017 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
25/04/2017 Council as Trustee of the Izaak Walton Cottage Trust Meeting
25/04/2017 Council (7.00pm)
02/05/2017 Cabinet (6.30pm) Leader of the Council
13/05/2017 Council (Mayor Making) (10.30am)
22/05/2017 Council (Appointments) (7.00pm)

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