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New Chairman and Vice-Chairman Elected for 2024/2025


At the Annual Meeting of Rustington Parish Council on 20 May 2024, Councillor Jamie Bennett was elected as Chairman of the Council, for the 2024/2025 Civic Year.

Jamie joined the Parish Council in November 2009. He is married to Jo, who was born in Rustington, and they have two children.

Councillor Andy Cooper was elected as Vice-Chairman of the Council, for the same period. Andy joined the Parish Council in September 2009. He and his wife, Alison, a fellow Parish Councillor, have 2 sons and a daughter.

On being elected as Chairman, Jamie said: I would like to thank my fellow Councillors, once again, for electing me as Chairman of Rustington Parish Council. I look forward to working with my Vice-Chairman and all of the Councillors to ensure Rustington remains such a fantastic and most certainly enviable Village in which to live.