Cllr Mick Stanley

Cllr Stanley

Councillor Mick Stanley represents the Moorside Ward he has served as a councillor since 2003. Married to Gillian they have 3 children.  He is a Conservative councillor.

A scientist by training, an historian and conservationist by nature, passionate for holistic approaches to sustainability. 40 years as a senior manager in museums and natural heritage. Formerly Head of Hull City Museums and Galleries, and Head of Earth science, RSNC. Self-employed museum and heritage consultant, Environmental Adviser to the  Government’s Indemnity Scheme for the loan of objects and works of art to non-national museums. Curatorial advisor to Ripon Museums Trust, Bedale and Thirsk Museums and the Lawrence Sterne Trust;  External Verifier for Pearson / EDI for Cultural Heritage, Customer Service, Archaeological Practice and Libraries and Information monitoring NVQs at Wordsworth’s Trust, Greenwich College, Northumberland Training Agency, Institute of Field Archaeology, York College, Leeds City Council  and Lincolnshire Heritage Services. Chairman Ripon Cathedral Fabric Advisory Committee and formerly Chairman of the Sobriety Project in Goole, Director of Ripon Local Studies Research Centre and Training Officer for Yorkshire and Humber Federation of Museums and Galleries. A Ripon City Councillor since May 2003 and Chairman of Greater Ripon Improvement Partnership.  He was elected Mayor of Ripon on 12 May 2011, for a second term on 7 May 2013 and for a third term on 6 May 2014.

Mick is contactable on 07747 863847 but he can also be contacted by email at  He Represents Minster Ward.

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