Residents call for change at Essex County Council in May local elections to stop the cycle of failure

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) has announced that it is fielding candidates to contest the four Uttlesford seats at Essex County Council. The local party says that if elected, R4U councillors …read more →

Essex County Saffron Walden Division

The Essex County Council Saffron Walden Division is administered by Essex County Council.

Uttlesford has four County Council Divisions (‘super wards’). The Saffron Walden Division contains all or part of the following local government electoral areas:

If you're not sure which electoral area you're in, use the ward finder by postcode.

Representation by Residents for Uttlesford

The Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) representatives for Essex County Council Saffron Walden Division are:

More information about Uttlesford electoral areas

A number of wards are combined into a county council Division, which is in effect a ‘super ward’.
Essex County Council has four Divisions in Uttlesford, each returning a single County Councillor, who are elected every 4 years. These elections are offset from the District elections by 2 years. That means that the next Essex County Council election is in May 2021.
The following are the Essex County Council Divisions in Uttlesford District:

Uttlesford Wards

The following are the Uttlesford District wards:

Cllr Paul Gadd

Paul Gadd is Leader of Saffron Walden Town Councillor and Essex County Councillor for the Saffron Walden Division. He was first elected in 2015. Professionally he is a lawyer and is very active in the local community.

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Find about roles and responsibilities by reading the councillor profiles, declarations of interest, portfolio ownership and committee membership on specific council websites

Paul Gadd has been a Saffron Walden Town Councillor since 2015 and an Essex County Councillor for the Saffron Walden Division since 2021.

Professionally Paul is a lawyer, and former partner in a leading solicitors firm in London. He now works part time for an investment company.  He is one of the founder members of Residents for Uttlesford.

Paul is highly active in the community. He is a volunteer with Saffron Walden Cricket Club, the Fry Art Gallery and Bridge End Gardens as well as being heavily involved with the local branches of Friends of the Earth and Amnesty International.

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