Tiffany Hunt MBE - Chair


Yew Tree Cottage
Barn Garth
LA11 6PP

Telephone Number: 015395 36302

E-Mail Address:

Appointed by: Secretary of State (National)

Until: 30 June 2027

First Appointed to the Authority: 17 July 2019

Current Committee Membership: Executive Performance Committee, Development Control Committee

Position held: Authority Chair

Register of Member's Interests as of 3 April 2024 (pdf)

Find out a little bit about Tiffany:

What was your first car?

An ancient blue mini.

What was your first music record?

One of my first records was Play Bach by Jacques Loussier, a great combination of jazz and classical music.

What’s your favourite Lake District view?

Looking across to the Coniston Fells from Low Frith.

What’s your favourite walk in the Lakes?

One of them is to walk along the river in Eskdale in the early Spring.

What's your favourite season in the Lakes?


If you were an animal, what would you be?

An otter, I have been fascinated by them ever since reading Gavin Maxwell's Ring of Bright Water.

Any other interests/ committees?

I undertake various non executive, trustee an voluntary roles with organisations involved with caring for the natural and historic environment.  I am a book lover, a keen walker, enjoy watching bird and wildlife and singing in choirs.

What's your favourite sport?

Tennis, though injury has stopped me playing so I am trying to become a golfer!