Membership of an IDB includes Elected and Nominated Members.

Elected Members may be any person who owns or occupies land within the Drainage District or is nominated by a landowner or occupier of the drainage district.

Nominated Members may be any person nominated by levy-paying Councils.

Please contact the Clerk should you have an interest in becoming a Member


The current term of office for Elected Members is 3 years with an election of members at the end of each term.

The next election will take place September – October 2023. See the posted notices below for more information.

Register of Electors:

Register of Electors 2023 Advert

Approval of Elector Register:

Approval of Electoral Register 2023

Notice of Election:

Notice of Election – Advert 2023

Nomination Papers:

LDA 1991 – River Lugg IDB Election Nomination Form 2023 (pdf)

LDA 1991 – River Lugg IDB Election Nomination Form 2023 (Word Document)


For further details on the Election process see Annex 2 within Boards Standing Orders (click here)

Chairman : Cllr E. Swinglehurst

Vice Chair : Mr Charles Pudge


Board Members (Elected)

Mr C Pudge Mr J Makin
Mr M Davies Mr T Cawley
Mr N Davies Mr N Eynon
Ms Z Chilman 2 elected member vacancies
Mr Richard Corbett



Publications relating to Board conduct;

Members Code of Conduct

Register of Members Interest Form

Board Members Privacy Notice

In 2018 ADA’s produced “Good Governance Guide for Internal Drainage Board Members” click here to access a copy.

Board Members (Nominated)

Cllr Roger Phillips Cllr Robert Highfield
Cllr Peter Hamblin Cllr Graham Biggs
Cllr Toni Fagan Cllr Mark Woodall
Cllr Dan Hurcomb Cllr J Stone
Cllr E Swinglehurst Mr Jamie Audsley
Mr Jon Fry