Councillor Nicola Beech was elected ward councillor for St George Central in 2016 and was appointed by Mayor Marvin Rees to the cabinet in July 2017 to lead on Spatial Planning and City Design. She has a key role in delivering spatial planning in the city and the wider city region, and development of Bristol’s updated Local Plan.
Nicola also has responsibility for development management, flooding and the city’s flood strategy. She leads on the night time economy and set up the Bristol @ Night advisory panel in 2018.
She also represents Bristol on the West of England Combined Authority Homes and Planning Advisory Board