There are 45 Stakeholders. The group comprises 37 national organisations with a rural interest and 8 individuals who were previously were involved with the Commission for Rural Communities

The Stakeholder Group comprise:


* Click on the Stakeholders logo to see their individual rural insight (if one has been provided).
The current Chairman of the Stakeholders is:
Margaret Clark-thumbnailMargaret Clark CBE(Former Director of the Commission for Rural Communities)
The current Vice-chairman of the Stakeholders is:
richard-quallingtonRichard Quallington(Acting Chief Executive - ACRE)
Those formerly Involved With The Commission for Rural Communities:
Sheena-Asthana-thumbnail-reProfessor Sheena Asthana(Former Commissioner)
Alison McLean RE thumbnailAlison Mclean OBE(Former Commissioner)
sue-prince-re-thumbnailSue Prince OBE, DL(Former Commissioner)
Mark Shucksmith-thumbnailProfessor Mark Shucksmith OBE(Former Commissioner)
Michael Winter-thumbnailProfessor Michael Winter OBE(Former Commissioner)
Previous Chairman of the Countryside Agency:
lord-dillington-thumnailLord Cameron of Dillington(Former Chairman)
* Click on the Stakeholders picture to learn more about them (if further information has been provided).

Meeting and Minutes for the Stakeholder Group Meetings

Rural England MeetingRural England Meeting 1

The key meetings of the company take place on the four occasions a year the Stakeholders come together with the Directors. These are in February, June, November and December. The Stakeholders meet to monitor and input into the research programme. Coming from a variety of perspectives they will bring their rural experiences to bear. They also assist the Directors in mapping the general direction of the Company.

The 2018 Meetings of the Rural England Stakeholders Group will take place on the:
– 5th February
– 4th June
– 5th November (AGM plus joint meeting with UKRPPRG)

To view the minutes of previous meetings click here