Jane English after being co-opted onto the Town Council on 5th June. © 2019 Nick Skeens

Council Roles

Jane English was co-opted onto the council on 5th June, 2019.

Councillor English is on the council’s Staffing Committee and the Burnham Observatory Working Group.

She also co-represents the council on the Community Action Panel.


Jane has lived and worked in Burnham since 1983 as a teacher and a self-employed tutor of French and English. She has taught at St Peter’s High School and Ormiston Rivers Academy, and is currently employed as a supply teacher at St Mary’s primary school.

Formerly from the Cotswolds, Jane has a MA in Applied Linguistics, has lectured in French for business, worked as a police interpreter and has featured on Nick Ferrari’s LBC show speaking on Fertility issues.

In addition, Jane is a singer and performer, appearing on national radio and around the UK.

She was a founder and director of local community radio station Saint FM, presenting a show for 15 years, and worked as a committee member and organiser on the local music festival, Riverfest.

She continues to work as a volunteer with various groups in the town, actively fundraising for Dementia charity, SEAN (Support and Essex Admiral Nurse).

Contact Details

Correspondence address: Burnham on Crouch Town Council, Chapel Road, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8JA


Register of Interests

Each councillor has to complete a Register of Interests form upon election. This provides  information about any financial interest which a councillor has, or any benefit which he or she receives, which others might reasonably consider to influence his or her actions or words as a member of the Town Council.

It should also include relevant interests of their husband, wife, or civil partner.

Click on the link below for Cllr. English’s Register of Interests.

Declaration file for Town Councillor Jane English

For her Town Councillor entry on the Maldon District Council website, click here.