Councillor Peter Smith

Title: Deputy Leader

Party: Labour

Ward: Honicknowle

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Council House
Plymouth City Council
Armada Way


Mobile:  07880040072


Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 01/05/1995 - 05/05/1997
  • 01/08/1997 - 01/05/2000
  • 04/05/2000 - 04/05/2003
  • 06/05/2003 - 13/06/2004
  • 13/06/2004 - 06/05/2008
  • 07/05/2008 - 03/05/2012
  • 04/05/2012 - 09/05/2016
  • 09/05/2016 - 06/05/2021

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information




Community Grants 2020/21





To support Adrenalin Devon Junior Minor League Crowdfunder that provides football opportunities for young people aged 6 - 18 years in the City of Plymouth.




To contribute towards the items such as cleaning equipment and minor repairs of the training area to in able more Make N Mend Muscle sessions for the community


To contribute towards Shakespeare Primary School to assist in the playground project for games and plants.


To Support Ernesettle Community Forum provide a new bench for Ernesettle on behalf of the Friends and Family of Ernesettle Forum




To support Plymouth Vineyard with the pop-up Uniform Store Plymouth project with the purchase of vital equipment to get children ready for school such as pencil cases, water bottles as well as the cost of running the project which involves washing, printing and ironing equipment. This will hugely benefit families who have been struggling in Plymouth.




To support Plymouth PIE (Parklifers in Exile) with the ability to provide meals and equipment for their elderly and vulnerable patrons who use the Park Pavilion cafes across the city of Plymouth. 




To contribute towards the Crowdfunder - Christmas in a Box


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Community Grants 2019/20





Supporting Shakespeare Primary School's year 4 with the opportunity to work in partnership with Plymouth University on a joint arts imitative. This will be to cover transport costs for them to participate with arts and crafts to form part of the 'illumination' exhibition at the Royal William Yard in the summer.


To contribute towards the full day of family and community activities celebrating 20 years of charity Honicknowle Commnet and providing a free day out for local residents, with Honicknowle Comment.




Contribution to the SPACESHOT Youth Project


Hire of a room at Knowle Primary School for a community meeting


To support the planting of water lillies for Budshead Wood Pond, for the benefit of the local wildlife for the local community to enjoy.


To support the refurbishment of Knowle Battery Play Park as part of the Improving Play Parks Phase II




Contribution towards use of CCTV in Honicknowle


To provide a litter picking kit for Ray Neil Morton and Louise McGuian, ambassadors for Clean Our Patch in Honicknowle and Ernesettle


To support Mayflower 400 events being run by Four Greens Community Trust


To support the Fun on the Green event 2020 for local community


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Community Grants 2018/19





To help provide music for the Space Centre CAR-nival




To help support the fun day on Ernesettle Green




To support Barefoot to offer additional activities to young people.


Dash of Silver Male Cancer Awareness Charity. To assist the charity to support cancer patients in the local area.


Shakespeare Primary School: Contribution to a theatre trip in January for pupils of Shakespeare Primary School




To contribute towards the Fit and Fed project for February Half Term in the Honicknowle Ward.




To contribute towards Community After School Club's provision of age appropriate toys and activities for older children at Honicknowle Commnet Ltd


To contribute towards booking author Clive Pig for the Reading Festival at Shakespeare Primary School.


To contribute towards the installation of CCTV in Ernesettle which will help the community.


To provide Hi-Vis jackets for Clean Our Patch litter picking community group.




To support the PADSA (Plymouth Argyle Disabled Supporters Association) with a photobook as a guide for disabled patrons of Plymouth Argyle, some of which are from Honicknowle ward.


To support the installation of CCTV for Honicknowle Green, in partnership with PCH


To support Devon and Cornwall Food Action


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Community Grants 2017/18




Crowd funding - Barefoot Space Shot Crowd funder



Contribution towards new play park at Wollaton Grove, West park and improved Play Park at Ernesettle Green



St Budeaux Church Fun on the Green


Tree improvements R/o 72 Ringmore Way, West Park 1 in No Norway Maple and 5 smaller stems crown reduce 30% and back to fence line 1 young Norway Maple undercrown of medium tree fell


To support the Honicknowle Commnet after school club and activities


To fund Honicknowle Commnet with allotment projects


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Community Grants 2016/17



2 metal bins for Ernesettle Creek and Lakeside Drive


Ernesettle Community Gym Patients registered at Ernesettle Primary Care Centre and the wider general population.


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Community Grants 2015/16



Trees lifted and thinned – Galsworthy Close (joint application with Councillor Lowry £420)


Tree work at Tynedale Gardens (joint application with Councillor Lowry £420)


You Can Do it Achievement Awards (Joint application with Councillors)


Community Orchard for Honicknowle (joint application with Councillor Lowry £1603.42)


Christmas Event for Ernesettle residents


Grant towards the Jasmine & Central Delivery Suite at Derriford Hospital


Support for Commnet after school club at Honicknowle Youth Centre





Community Grants 2014/15



Honicknowle Play Scheme (joint application with Councillor Lowry £1000)


Honicknowle Youth Click


Grant towards Whitleigh Bridge CCTV (joint application with Councillors Downie £500, Jon Taylor £500 & Riley £500)


Installation of 2 benches in Ernesettle (joint application with Councillor Lowry £615)


Landscape enhancements for Lakeside Drive, Ernesettle Green & Honicknowle Green (joint application with Councillor Lowry £2002.50 – returned funds from previous project that didn’t proceed split between Councillors Lowry & Peter Smith £3381)


St Budeaux Church fun on the green