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Annual Governance Statement 2019-2020 and Accounting ~Statements



Council Duties

  • Moyra Lazenby - Chairman Parish Council; Allotments Committee; Planning Applications Committee; Resilience Ploan Working Party ; Council Rep- Festival Committee; Sports and Recreation; Downley Day
  • Carole Burslem -  Finance Committee; Planning Applications Committee; Allotments Committee
  • David Egmore - Finance Committee; Planning Applications Committee; Council Rep - Downley Common Preservation Society; DOSCA
  • Kishor Chandarana - 
  • Richard Bowden - Finance Committee; Webmaster
  • Vijay Srao -  Planning Applications Committee
  • Wendy Monroe-West - Vice Chairman;  Community Initiatives and Action Committee; Finance Committee
  • Wendy Steneskog - Community Initiatives and Action Committee; Council Rep - The Downley School Governors
    Chettina Fenech - Parish Clerk; Finance Officer; Data Protection Officer

Chairman: Moyra Lazenby

Moyra profileI was born in Northern Ireland and brought up in Liverpool, the Cotswolds and Harrow. I moved to Downley with my husband and three sons in July 2002.

I held the role of Secretary to the Downley Dynamos Junior Football Club from 2004 to 2012 and became a Downley Parish Councillor in May 2011.

I enjoy walking our two German Shorthaired Pointers in and around the woods of Downley and am a passionate Rugby Union fan!



Councillor: Carole Burslem

carole burslemCarole has lived in Downley since 1983 and always in the same road. Until November 2010 she was employed in Local Government as a Local Area Co-ordinator.

She is the Girl Guide Leader for the 1st Downley Guides and also helps at the 3rd Downley Brownies.

Councillor: David Egmore

David smallDavid lived & grew up in a village in North Hampshire before moving to High Wycombe in 1997 and to Downley in 1998.  A parish councillor since 2016 and has taken a keen interest in planning matters, roads and lighting.  He also works closely with Downley Common Preservation Society.

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Councillor: Kishor Chandarana

Kishor came to the UK from Uganda in 1973 and joined the department store Liberty of London in security. Over 27 years he worked his way up to Property Services Manager. Kishor, his wife Tara and their two children moved to Downley in 1997. 


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Councillor: Richard S M Bowden

Richard profileI was born, brought up and educated in Edinburgh. About 25 years ago I came down to England, met and married my wife Valerie. After living in Windsor for 5 years, I moved into High Wycombe and now live in Downley. I have two stepdaughters and two lovely grandchildren.

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Councillor: Sam Tozer

Having grown up in the North East & Germany l moved to Downley in 1989 & have lived in Commonside since 2003. Working in London I like to enjoy the local countryside whilst walking Hector the cockapoo at weekends.

Councillor: Vaibhav Naik

My name is Vaibhav Naik (Vaib) and I have been living in the Wycombe area for over 6 years now. Prior to that, I have lived in Langley (Berkshire) and Cambridge since moving to the UK in 2009 for work. I was born and I grew up in India where I did my schooling and University.

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Councillor: Vijay Srao

Vijay smallThere is no accompanying text here as this councillor wishes his personal data to remain private.

Councillor: Wendy Monroe-West

I was born in Sussex and grew up in a village nestling under the South Downs.

Moving to London in 1964 I spent many happy years living and working in the capital in the 'Swinging Sixties' which was a time of great change.

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Councillor: Wendy Steneskog

I am a Wife and a Mum to a daughter and have a lovely pet Labrador and a Cat. I grew up in London, spent six years living in Sweden and returned home to the UK when my daughter was born.

I moved to Wycombe 10 years ago and moved to Downley in 2010. I enjoy photography as a hobby.



Parish Clerk: Chettina Fenech

Chettina is not a councillor, but is a paid member of staff for the Parish Council.  As such she is also the Responsible Financial Officer and the Data Protection Officer.







Postal Address

Downley Parish Council
PO Box 1091
High Wycombe
HP13 5WU


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