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Councillor Naomi Bennett

I, Councillor Naomi Bennett, an elected Member of Cambridge City Council, give notice that I have set out below under the appropriate headings my interests, which are required to be declared under section 29 of the Localism Act 2011.

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation - Any employment, office, trade or vocation carried on for profit or gain.
Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation
Self Director of Tax Services, Bee Tax Consultants Limited.
Spouse Data Manager MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge
Also hold an unpaid appointment as company secretary to Hippotigris Consulting Limited, a software business. This is a customer of Bee Tax Consultants Limited (see above) for paid accounting and tax compliance services.
Unpaid Company Secretary, Green Helpers
Unpaid Treasurer of the Green Party Disability Group
2. Sponsorship - Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by M in carrying out duties as a member, or towards the election expense, including those from any political party. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
Sponsorship
Green Party England and Wales.
Cambridge Green Party paid election expenses.
3. Contracts - Any contract which is made between the relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority— (a) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and (b) which has not been fully discharged. The ‘relevant person’ means you, your spouse or civil partner, a person with whom you are living as husband and wife: and a person with whom you are living as if you are civil partners .
Contracts
None
4. Land - Any beneficial interest in land, which is within the area of Cambridge City Council, including your home.
Land
Property in Cambridge
5. Licences - Any licence (alone of jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of Cambridge City Council for a month or longer; for example, a lease.
Licences
Not applicable
6. Corporate Tenancies - Any tenancy where (to your knowledge)— (a) the landlord is Cambridge City Council; and (b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest. The ‘relevant person’ means you, your spouse or civil partner, a person with whom you are living as husband and wife; and a person with whom you are living as if you are civil partners.
Corporate Tenancies
Not applicable
7. Securities - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where— (a) that body (to Member’s knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of Cambridge City Council; and (b) either— (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class. The ‘relevant person’ means you, your spouse or civil partner, a person with whom you are living as husband and wife; and a person with whom you are living as if you are civil partners.
Securities
IHold 100% of the total issued share capital of Bee Tax Consultants Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary Bee Counted Limited, both of 603 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8PA
2% Green Helpers (Cambridge) Ltd
8. Council appointments to outside bodies - Any body of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management and to which you are appointed or nominated by your authority;
Council appointments to outside bodies
None
9. Membership etc of public, charitable and lobbying bodies - Any body—(aa) exercising functions of a public nature;(bb) directed to charitable purposes; or(cc) one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union),of which you are a member or in a position of general control or management;
Membership etc of public, charitable and lobbying
(aa)Chartered Institute of Taxation
(bb) Supporter of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, Child Poverty Action Group,
(cc)The Association of Green Councillors and the Green Party of England and Wales, CAMRA
10. Employer: The identity of any person or body who employs or has appointed you to an office etc. (If not disclosed under ‘Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation’ above.)
Identity of any person or body who employs or has appointed you to an office
None