Hugh Branney

Hugh Branney Photo


Croasdale Farm
CA23 3AT

Telephone number: 01946 861813

E-mail address:

Appointed by: Copeland Borough Council

Until: June 2023

First appointed to the Authority: October 2006

Current Committee membership: Development Control Committee, Park Strategy and Vision Committee, Executive Performance Committee

Background, particular interests and hobbies:

Hugh is from Cleator Moor and was educated at St. Patrick's Junior School and Whitehaven Grammar School. He served an apprenticeship as an electrician and worked at Sellafield for ten years. He became a mature student at Liverpool University studying Community and Youth Work.

Hugh is now retired, but has been actively involved in educational and developmental youth work for Cumbria County Council in West Cumbria. He was elected as a member of Copeland Borough Council for Cleator Moor North in April 2006.

Hugh's interests include beekeeping, Copeland 'Wheels-to-Work', Home Housing 'Home to Work' community initiatives and birdwatching.

Register of Member's Interests as of 11 Sept 2012 (pdf)