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Your Borough Of Poole

Ann Stribley MBE


Ann Stribley

First elected

21 Apr 77

Council work

A list of committees and groups that Councillor Mrs Stribley is a member of can be viewed in the right hand column of this page.

Local Economy, Environment, Planning, Transportation and Emergency Committee; Member of Dorset Police Authority and UK Delegate to the EU Committee of the Regions.

Have served as Chair of Planning for two terms, 1987-1991 and 2007-2011; was Conservative Group Leader 1996-2009; Deputy Leader of the Council 2003-2009.

Life away from Council

A former lecturer and businesswoman, a Magistrate for 21 years, a Harbour Commissioner for 15 years, Ann has been Councillor for Parkstone since 1977. Ann was Mayor from 1990 - 1991.

Ann was appointed MBE for services to the community in Poole in 2012

Poole favourites

Poole Harbour, its beaches and open spaces, Poole Quay and the Old Town;


To ensure the Council continues to deliver excellent services in spite of severe financial restrictions; to see Poole evolve and develop as a town fit to face the challenges of the 21st Century.


Enjoying all the variety of facilities that Poole has to offer; seeing my children, grandchildren and other friends.


Sailing, swimming, gardening, DIY, reading, handcrafts, cooking.

Additional Information

A Poole magistrate for 21 years, 10 of which were served as a Court Chairman;

A Poole Harbour Commissioner for 15 years;

A member of Dorset Police Authority since 1999, currently Vice-Chair of its Audit, Resources & Continuous Improvement Committee (ARCIC).

An LGA Board member for 13 years, serving on the Public Protection Executive which became the Safer Communities Board, and the Strategy & Finance Committee.

Appointed a UK delegate to the EU Committee of the Regions in December 2009, now sitting as a permanent alternate member on the Commission for Natural Resources (NAT).


"I was invited to stand as a Councillor for Parkstone; I did, and many years later I'm still here, enjoying the challenge."


"It has been a huge privilege to serve the people of Poole over the years and to see the town and its residents flourish"


"Planning, which is critical to Poole and its future, must at all times be open and transparent, resisting all undue and inappropriate pressures, and continue to deliver the first-class service which this Borough and its residents have every right to expect and demand."

Contact Details


16 Milton Road
BH14 9QL

Email: a.stribley@poole.gov.uk

01202 732969 / 

07586 880671


Communities Overview and Scrutiny

Member Engagement Forum

Economy Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Emergency Committee

Full Council

Canford Cliffs and Penn Hill Area Committe

Named Substitute on Plannng Committee

Transportation Advisory Group

Supporting officer

Steve Ankers
Tel: 633048