Committee details

Mount Edgcumbe Joint Committee

Purpose of committee

This is a Joint Committee with Cornwall Council that deals with issues relating to the Mount Edgcumbe Joint Committee.


The Cabinets of Plymouth City Council and Cornwall Council have joint responsibility under Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 of the Countryside Act 1968 and Section 19 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 for the strategic management and control of the Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park including the power to acquire and sell land.


The administration of the Committee undertaken by Plymouth City Council.


Membership of the Joint Committee is as follows –


·         Councillor Mark Shayer (Joint Chair) (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor David Salmon (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor Charlotte Carlyle (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor Philip Partridge (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor Margaret Corvid (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor Sue McDonald (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor Chris Penberthy (Plymouth City Council)

·         Councillor Rennie (Plymouth City Council – Reserve Member)


·         Martyn Alvey (Cornwall Council)

·         Sharon Daw (Cornwall Council)

·         Kate Ewert (Cornwall Council)

·         Shelia Lennox-Boyd (Cornwall Council)

·         Jane Pascoe (Cornwall Council)

·         John Tivnan (Cornwall Council)

·         Martin Worth (Cornwall Council)


Co-opted Representatives (Non-Voting):


·         Sir Richard Carew Pole

·         Mr D L Richards

·         Mr G Edgcumbe (Chair of the Friends of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park)



Support officer: Helen Prendergast T: 01752 668000




Information on Committees, Joint Committees, Committee Procedure Rules and other Statutory Functions is contained in the Council’s Constitution at Part E.



Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Adviser. Email:

Postal address:
Chief Executive's Department
Floor 3 (West) Ballard House
West Hoe Road

Phone: 01752 668000


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