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Councillor Ranjit Dheer

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Councillor Ranjit Dheer
Elected:
02 May 1996
First Elected::
06 May 1982
Party:
Labour
Ward:
Dormers Wells
Address:
Labour Group Members Room
Town Hall
New Broadway
London
W5 2BY
Telephone No:
07894 228 032
Biography:

BIOGRAPHY

 

Background:

 

Cllr. Ranjit Dheer was born in India on 3 October 1942. He obtained a BA and an MA degree from Punjab University and became a Lecturer in English at a government college in the state of Punjab. 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. He was elected as Deputy Leader of the Council in 2005. Currently, he is also a cabinet member for Community Safety and Services and Deputy Leader of the Council.

 

In 2018, Cllr Dheer was honoured by the Queen with the award of an OBE in the New Year Honours List. In that same year Ealing Council granted him Freedom of the Borough and made him an Honorary Freeman.

 

Outside Interest:

 

He 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 four books.

 

Job Title:
Department:

Election History

Elected:RetiredReason
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
12
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 9.
Community Services and Safety and Deputy Leader Member10 June 2014
Council Member04 April 2013
Dormers Wells Ward Forum Member06 May 2010
Emergency Committee Member15 May 2013
Freedom of the Borough Committee Chair15 May 2013

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
12
 Page 1 of 2, items 1 to 5 of 7.
Chief Officers Panel Member15 May 201322 May 2018
Chief Officers Appointments Panel Member11 June 201415 May 2018
Cabinet Member04 April 201303 May 2018
Standards Committee Member15 April 201310 June 2014
Deputy Leader of the Council (Community Services and Safety Portfolio) Member15 May 201309 June 2014

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Cabinet24 March 2015Personal View
Cabinet21 July 2015Pecuniary View
Cabinet13 September 2016Personal View
Cabinet17 January 2017Personal View
Council21 February 2017Personal View
Council10 October 2017Personal View
Cabinet16 January 2018Personal View
General Purposes Committee26 June 2018Personal & Prejudicial View
DateTitleNotes
There are no training records for this member.
DateFromDescriptionValue
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
Fri, 5 Jan 2018Sukhdev's Restaurant, Beaconsfield Rd, SouthallDinner Reception to mark the Award of an OBE in the Queen's 2018 New Year Honours. The event was organised by 'Indo UK Education Trust' £45.00

DORMERS WELLS LABOUR COUNCILLORS SURGERY

Your Labour councillors are here to help during this difficult time.  Please see the times you can contact your councillors below or send them an email.

Time: 6pm - 7pm

First Friday of every month EXCEPT August.

Cllr Ranjit Dheer - 07984 228 032

Cllr Tejinder Dhami - 020 8574 0532 or 07951 807 505

Cllr Mohinder Midha - 07950 842 599