Judy is a Newport District and Parish councillor who is very involved in her community, fundraising and serving on various PTA groups. As part of her work as a parish councillor she’s successfully defended against speculative development at appeal, and helped drive the Newport, Quendon and Rickling Neighbourhood Plan.
“I’m excited to represent our villages at UDC. As Vice Chair of Newport Parish Council I have gained valuable experience and success with planning applications and appeals over the last five years.” Judy Emanuel
Judy Emanuel has a degree in Industrial Information Technology. Her career spans from IT start-ups, recruitment, IT consultancy to financial services – and she is also an event florist in her spare time.
She lives in Newport with her family.
Council RolesCouncillor at Newport Parish Council, Councillor at Uttlesford District Council
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Judy Emanuel has a degree in Industrial Information Technology. Her career spans from IT start-ups, recruitment, IT consultancy to financial services – and she is also an event florist in her spare time. She lives with her family in Newport where she’s very involved in the community. She’s been an active member of the Friends of Newport Primary School for 10 years, and was previously chair of the charity. She’s also a member of the Newport Parents Association of Joyce Frankland Academy.
Judy serves on the Parish Council and Uttlesford District Council. She says she joined R4U and became a councillor because of a deep concern over the volume of speculative housing development in the area with no infrastructure to support it. Over the past five years on the council she’s tracked and documented the scale of development in the area and been responsible for drafting planning application responses. She’s represented residents at planning appeals, where as part of a team she’s successfully prevented over 200 houses in Newport. She’s also lobbied Essex County Council and Uttlesford District Council to mitigate the impact of any development that has happened.
Judy has been a key member of the team responsible for the delivery of the Newport, Quendon and Rickling Neighbourhood Plan and has supported the parish council with online communications.