Councillor Ranjit Dheer

Councillor Ranjit Dheer
02 May 1996
06 May 1982
Labour
Dormers Wells
Labour Group Members Room
Town Hall
New Broadway
London
W5 2BY
020 8825 9622

Background:

 

Cllr. Ranjit Dheer was born in India on 3 October 1942. He obtained a BA and an MA degree from Panjab University and became a Lecturer in English at a government college in the state of Panjab. He came to the UK in 1966, and, studied at Bristol (PGCE) and London (MA) universities. He started his career as a teacher in London eventually becoming an Assistant Director of Education in a London borough. Subsequently, he was appointed Director of Race Equality in Buckinghamshire. Cllr. Dheer was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1979 and has served as a magistrate in Ealing, Brentford and Uxbridge courts for 32 years. He has also served as a Member of the Employment Tribunals for nearly twenty years.

Political Career:

He was first elected as a councillor in May 1982. He had to stand down under "Widdicombe Rules in 1990 when he was appointed an Assistant Director of Education in 1989. However, he was elected in a by-election on 6 May 1996 and has served as a councillor continually since this date. During his time on Ealing council he has served on various committees and has served a number of schools as a governor. He has served as a committee chairman and a member of the cabinet. He stood as a Labour candidate for the Greater London Assembly in 2008 but did not succeed in winning this seat from the Tories. He was honoured to serve as Mayor of the London Borough of Ealing in 2001. He was elected as Deputy Leader of the Council in 2005 and continues to hold this office. Currently, he is also a cabinet member for Safety, Culture and Community Services.

Outside Interests:

Cllr.Dheer is a long standing member of the National Trust and President of The Hedgehog Preservation Society. He has also been involved with a number of community organisations in London. He is also a keen traveller and has visited 60 countries with his wife and children. His other interests include hill walking, Indian classical music, historic houses of architectural interest, animal welfare, cooking, and literature. He is the author of three books.

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 6 May 1982 Thu 3 May 1990  
Thu 2 May 1996  

Party Representation History

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Dormers WellsThu 6 May 1982 Thu 3 May 1990
Mount PleasantThu 2 May 1996 Thu 2 May 2002
Dormers WellsFri 3 May 2002

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Cabinet Member04 April 2013
Chief Officers Appointments Panel Member11 June 2014
Chief Officers Panel Member15 May 2013
Community Services and Safety and Deputy Leader Member10 June 2014
Dormers Wells Ward Forum Member06 May 2010

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Standards Committee Member15 April 201310 June 2014
Deputy Leader of the Council (Community Services and Safety Portfolio) Member15 May 201309 June 2014
Standards Assessment Panel Member04 December 201319 December 2013
Leonardo Aggio Trust Member15 May 201214 May 2013

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining DateLeaving Date
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London Councils - Crime and Public Protection Lead 10 May 2016 09 May 2017
London Councils - Culture and Tourism Lead 10 May 2016 09 May 2017
London Councils - Leaders Committee 12 May 2015 12 May 2016
London Councils - Culture and Tourism Lead 12 May 2015 12 May 2016
London Councils - Grants Committee 12 May 2015 12 May 2016

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Cabinet24 March 2015Personal View
Cabinet21 July 2015Pecuniary View
Cabinet13 September 2016Personal View
Cabinet17 January 2017Personal View
Full Council21 February 2017Personal View
Full Council10 October 2017Personal View
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 I received a "Diwali gift" box of sweets from Lord Noon of Royal Sweets Co. based in Southall to the value of approximately £15-£20.  
Fri, 1 Nov 2013Lord Noon MBEReceived a Diwali gift from Lord Noon MBE of Bombay Halwa Ltd - box of Indian sweets (Mithai) and a box of nuts. 
Fri, 6 Sep 2013Miravue Clinic, Shackleton Road, Southall.Owned/managed by Mr Gurpal Singh Gill. 15 minute consultation with a consultant. Anything upto £100
Fri, 25 Jul 2014St James Group Ltd, Berkeley House, SW8 2LESmall box of Indian sweetsUpto £10
Tue, 21 Oct 2014Lord Noon's Office, based in SouthallBox of Diwali sweets £15/£20
Mon, 22 Dec 2014B & B Merchants, SouthallGift containing a bottle of Whiskey, a bottle of Bacardi, a box of Roses chocolates & 2 wall calendarsApprox £40

Surgery Details:

 

1st Friday of each month 6.15pm – 7.15pm

 

Holy Trinity Church Hall

High Street
Southall
Middlesex
UB1 3HH

 

Please note: that there will be no Surgery held in August