Cllr Scott Seaman-Digby

Scott lives with his partner in Ruislip and went to Queensmead and then onto Royal Holloway (University of London), where he read Economics & Politics, graduating in 1994 and starting a graduate training role with Marks & Spencer plc.


He moved through a range of roles within the private sector and in 2009 completed his MBA in International Management at Liverpool University and set up his own consultancy based in London where he employs over 20 staff. He is also involved in three other businesses as part owner/investor that operate in digital marketing, property investment and retail.


He has played an active role in Conservative politics since he was 18 and was first elected to serve Northwood in 1998. Scott works closely with local groups including the Northwood Residents’ Association and was instrumental in setting up the Save Our Northwood campaign in response to the threat of inappropriate development by TfL.


Since 2006 he has been a member of the Cabinet in Hillingdon.


The Cabinet is Hillingdon Council’s Leadership Team, working closely with Officers, to provide excellent services and put our residents first. Chaired by the Leader of the Council, the Cabinet comprises six other Councillors (known as Cabinet Members) who are responsible and publicly accountable for a range of Council services or a ‘portfolio’. 


Scott’s portfolio is made up of:


Procurement and Commissioning

The Procurement and Commissioning Team are responsible for regulating and managing all expenditure with third parties that the borough incurs. The team ensures that all spending achieves best value for the residents by enforcing strict processes and procedures that given the way that departments can spend money on goods and services.



The HR service looks after the needs and welfare of all of our staff which including those in schools is over 2750 FTE (full time equivalent) staff. They also look after payroll, occupational health services and other administration functions.




Learning and Development

The L&D team administers ongoing general and specialist training for staff and members. They also look after the Hillingdon Academy, the specialist internal mechanism for helping identify future leaders within the Council and accelerating training and the sharing of skills between departments.



The Communications team are responsible for all internal and external communications, be it printed or online including Twitter and Facebook. They ensure that the information residents need to effectively utilise and access services is readily available to them.


Legal Services

Our lawyers ensure that the Council stays on the right side of the law, and that those using our services do so rightfully and legally. From planning disputes to benefit fraud, the team covers all aspects of over 500 services provided by the borough to our residents and businesses.


Cabinet Members seek to put residents at the heart of everything they do. Daily they make decisions to improve the quality of life for residents, take a lead on issues, support local campaigns and hold regular petition hearings listening directly to residents.


Scott can be contacted via:


Office Hours:        01895 250361 or 0203 740 4151



You can write to him at the Civic Centre and your local library will accept and pass on the correspondence free of charge; please address letters to:


Cllr Scott Seaman-Digby

Phase II

Civic Centre




His personal website can be found at and on twitter he is @cllrssd


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