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New Chair of the Council elected for 2024-2025


Tandridge District Council’s Chair of the Council for 2024-2025 is Councillor Sue Farr. The previous Chair, Chris Botten, presented her with the ceremonial chain of office when she was elected at last night’s Annual Council meeting. 

The Vice-Chair of the Council, also elected at last night’s meeting, is Councillor Claire Blackwell, who represents the Limpsfield Ward. 

Sue has lived in Blindley Heath since 1989 and has represented the Burstow, Horne & Outwood Ward since 2022. She has been a member of the Planning Policy, Planning, Audit & Scrutiny, Strategy & Resources, Licensing and Community Services Committees. Since 2019, Sue has also served as a Godstone Parish Council councillor. 

Born in Hampshire, Sue moved to Cheam in 1969 and spent 50 years with a firm of chartered accountants as an audit manager, helping small and medium sized companies.  

Sue is looking forward to supporting the wide variety of events and engagements she will attend as Chair of the Council. 

The Chair’s chosen charities for the year are: 

The Chair of the Council is married to Councillor Chris Farr, who is Deputy Leader of the Residents’ Alliance and the Council and will be her Consort.


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