Councillor Japneet Sohi

Ward: Englefield Green East

Councillor J Sohi image 2019

Name: Japneet Sohi

Electoral Ward: Englefield Green East

Political Party: Conservative

Date Elected: 2015 (next election 2022)


Telephone:  07795 328001

Committees:  Planning, Standards and Audit (Chairman), Englefield Green

Member Working Parties:  To be confirmed

Outside Bodies:  To be confirmed

Address: c/o Runnymede Borough Council, Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, KT15 2AH

Councillor Japneet Sohi Register of Interests

I Councillor Japneet Kaur Sohi a Member of Runnymede Borough Council, give notice that I, and where appropriate a 'relevant person' as defined in the Localism Act 2011 s 30(3)(b), have the following disc losable pecuniary interests and other registrable interests:

Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation
Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried out for profit or gain

Member - Senior Marketing Specialist at Gartner Ltd
Councillor of Runnymede Borough Council receiving relevant allowance(s) and able to claim travel expenses 

Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a Member, or towards your election expenses.  This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992

Member - election expenses paid for by Runnymede And Weybridge Conservative Association.

Any contract which is made between the Member and/or relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority:
a) under which goods and services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and
b) which has not been fully discharged

Member - None
Relevant Person - None

Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority

Member - details withheld
Relevant Person - N/A

Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the relevant authority for a month or longer

Member - None
Relevant Person - N/A

Corporate Tenancies
Any tenancy where (to your knowledge) a) the landlord is the relevant authority and b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest

Member - None                                                                     
Relevant Person - N/A

Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where a) that body (to the Member's knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the relevant authority; and b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body or (ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class

Member - None                                                                                  
Relevant Person - N/A

Table 2: Other Registrable Interests

You have a personal interest in any business of your authority (the Council) where it relates to or is likely to affect:

a) any body of which you are in general control or management and to which you are nominated or appointed by your authority (the Council)

b) any body:

(i) exercising functions of a public nature

(ii) any body directed to charitable purposes or

(iii) one of whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union)

Councillor/co-opted Member only

b) iii) Member of the Conservative Party
b) iii) Trustee for the Runnymede and Weybridge Conservative Association Trust.

Date of form submitted: 26 May 2021
Please refer to the Secondary Register held in Democratic Services for (other) interests declared at meetings prior to May 2017.


Councillor Japneet Sohi Secondary Interests

Councillor Sohi has declared the following interests at meetings of the Council and/or Committees since May 2017. For further details please refer to the Minutes of the meeting where the interest(s) were declared. Interests declared before May 2017 are held in paper form by Democratic Services. The forms recording interests declared at meetings are held for a period of six years and then destroyed.

Council 22.03.18Disclosable Pecuniary interest. Land ownership relating to the Local Development Scheme.Left
Council 22.03.18Non-pecuniary interest. Employment connection with a company which was partly owned by a company which was in the same group of companies as two of the tenants of the buildings the Council proposed to acquire.Stayed and abstained

Planning 09.05.18

Planning 30.05.18

Disclosable Pecuniary interest in the item on the Local Plan update for land ownership reasonsLeft
Planning 13.05.2020Non-pecuniary interest in Planning application RU20/0331.  Alterations to glasshouse to facilitate recently approved application RU19/1822 to allow building to be used as an Aparthotel.  Family owns and runs a similar establishment in close proximity. No financial benefit from that businessLeft
Planning 03.06.2020Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0166.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee.stayed, participated and voted
Planning 02.09.2020Non-pecuniary interest in RU20/0789, 0790 and 0880.  Knows the objector who addressed the Committee in a personal or professional capacitystayed, participated and voted