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Chairman of the Leicestershire Rural Partnership

Mrs Pam Posnett is Leicestershire County Councillor for Melton North. She sits on the Cabinet as Chair of the Leicestershire Rural Partnership (LRP) and Lead Member for Community Engagement, Shire Grants, Environmental Matters, Equalities and Trading Standards.


Following a peer review in summer 2011, the LRP Management board has restructured to become a smaller and tighter group which will be more focussed on driving forward delivery of the 7 BIG Priorities in the Rural Framework 2011-2014.



Leicestershire County Council

Cllr P. Posnett

District Council Representative

Cllr H. Fryer

Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership


Federation of Small Business

John Hardwick

National FarmersUnion

Simon Fisher

CountryLand& Business Association

Caroline Bedell

Rural Community Council

Kevin Butcher

Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Parish Councils

Jake Atkinson

Voluntary and Community Sector Representative


Rural Business Champion

Rupert Harrison, Andrew Granger Co. Ltd.

National Forest Company

John Everitt

Leicestershire Rural Partnership members are supported by a support team based at Leicestershire County Council.