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The CDS Programme Board meets quarterly to ensure that the programme is delivered in accordance with the Local Broadband Plan. The board includes cabinet members and chief executives from the Devon and Somerset Councils, CDS officers, representatives from the other authorities and central government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) team.

Phil Norrey

Phil Norrey
CEX, Devon County Council – Chair

Cllr David Hall

Councillor David Hall
Somerset County Council

Cllr Rufus Gilbert

Councillor Rufus Gilbert
Devon County Council


Michele Cusack
Somerset County Council

Simon Furminger
Broadband Delivery UK/Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS)

Alex Hearn
North Somerset Council

David Trethewey
Bath and North East Somerset Council

Councillor Michael Caswell
Sedgemoor District Council

Councillor Charles Nuttall
Teignbridge District Council

Councillor Simon Carswell
Mendip District Council

Steve Mullineaux
South Hams and West Devon Councils

David Ralph
Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Michael Kelly
Broadband Delivery UK/Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS)


CDS Team Members

Keri Denton
Programme Director

Katriona Lovelock
Programme Manager

Phil Roberts
Programme Manager

Matt Barrow
Stakeholder Engagement Officer

Susanna Jones
Stakeholder Engagement Officer

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