- Governance Committee
- Crawley County Local Committee (Vice-Chairman)
Appointments to outside bodies
- County Councils Network
- Gatwick Community Trust
- Local Government Association
- South East Employers
- Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education
- Sussex University Annual Forum
Register of interests
Mr Richard Burrett (PDF, 41KB)
Allowances and expenses
Councillor allowances and expenses
Record of attendance - Committees and panels
Councillors' records of attendance
Richard Burrett has been a member of the County Council since 2009, and has also been a member of Crawley Borough Council since 1992. He served as a Cabinet Member throughout the period during which Crawley Borough Council was Conservative controlled, from 2006 to 2014.
Richard has always had a particular interest in all matters relating to education, and has been a School Governor in Crawley for over 20 years. He previously served as Chair of the Governing Body at a large Primary School, and is still a Governor of a Secondary School, of whose Governing Body he is a former Vice-Chair, as well as having served on Sussex University’s Annual Forum since 2006. He is also a trustee of Crawley Open House and of the Gatwick Airport Community Trust, and was previously a Non-Executive Director of the former Crawley Primary Care Trust. He is a long-serving representative on South-East Employers, and has also previously served on a variety of LGA Boards and Panels concerned with local government staffing issues.
Outside of politics, Richard's interests include music, walking, and exploring the countryside.
Richard has been a member of the County Council’s Cabinet since December 2015, and was previously the Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Services Select Committee. He is currently the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, and is also Deputy Leader of the County Council.