Councillor Mrs Jackie Pell

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Councillor  Mrs Jackie Pell
09 May 2019
First Elected::
05 May 2011
Halstead Residents' Association
Halstead Trinity
7 Highfields
Telephone No:
01787 477369
Mobile Telephone No:
07733 138535
Job Title:

Election History

Thu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015 Re-elected
Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Halstead Residents' Association Fri 1 Nov 2013

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Halstead TrinityThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Halstead TrinityThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Halstead TrinityThu 9 May 2019

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Licensing Committee Member28 May 201506 May 2019
Governance Committee Member24 April 201706 May 2019
Community Governance Review Committee Member24 April 201706 May 2019
Appointments Committee Member11 December 201706 May 2019
Appointment Committee (Corporate Director) Member26 March 201806 May 2019

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Tue, 4 Jun 2019Introduction to The Local Plan and Economic Development 
Tue, 28 May 2019Introduction to Local Government Finance and Strategic Investments 
Thu, 9 May 2019Member Induction Day - Overview of the Council including Role of Councillor and Code of Conduct  
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Thu, 22 Nov 2018Governance Committee Training 
Wed, 21 Nov 2018Scrutiny of the Priorities for 2019/20 and Initial Budget Position 
Thu, 26 Jul 2018Member Development - Planning EnforcmentSession outline: Guide to Planning Enforcement including: Outline of powers and enforcement tools, breaches of planning controls, permitted development, allegations which are not planning breaches, outline of powers for untidy land, unlawful adverts, protected trees and listed buildings
Mon, 16 Apr 2018Member Development - Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner/Community Safety HubsSession Outline: • To provide an overview of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire and CrimeCommissioner. • To provide an overview of the Braintree DistrictCommunity Safety Partnership Strategic Assessment 2017/18. • To provide an overview of the Braintree Community Safety Hub Session Outcomes: • Have an improved awareness of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire and CrimeCommissioner. • Understand the benefits & importance of partnership working within the Community Safety Hubs
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Wed, 28 Jun 2017Member Development 
Thu, 15 Jun 2017Managing Challenging Behaviour 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Wed, 1 Feb 2017Member Development 
Wed, 16 Nov 2016Dangerous Wild Animals Act - Training 
Wed, 9 Nov 2016Managing Conflict 
Tue, 20 Sep 2016Sensory Awareness 
Thu, 8 Sep 2016Member Development 
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 16 Jun 2016Influencing Skills 
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development  
Wed, 16 Dec 2015Speed Reading 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 26 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 21 May 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 19 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Councillors’ Community Grant

This grant scheme operates from 1st September 2016 and provides all 49 Ward Councillors with funds to support organisations and groups to develop and deliver community projects and initiatives that benefit local residents.

The Councillor Community Grants Scheme is monitored by the Grants Panel and Councillors are obliged to consider the Member Code of Conduct when making grant decisions.  To aid transparency the details of each grant are published below.


Grants made by Councillor Mrs Jacqueline Pell:


Organisation: Halstead in Bloom

Project: Refurbishment of town sign

Overall cost of project: £1,968.00

Grant awarded: £1,968.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 5th September 2017


Organisation: Halstead in Bloom

Project: Replacment of Floral Containers

Overall cost of project: £460.80

Grant awarded: £460.80

Joint Grant: No

Date: 27th November 2017


Organisation: Halstead Day Centre

Project: Halstead Day Centre Lunch Subsidy

Overall cost of project: £171.20

Grant awarded: £171.20

Joint Grant: No

Date:14th February 2018

Organisation: Friends of Holy Trinity Church Halstead
Charity Registration Number:
Compositible Toilet for Holy Trinity Church
Overall cost of Project:
Grant Awarded:
Joint Grant:
13th February 2019
Financial Year:


Organisation: Braintree Salvation Army Community Centre 
Charity Registration Number:
Water Heater Replacement
Overall cost of Project: 
£500 (applied for £580)
Grant Awarded: 
Joint Grant:
5th February 2020
Financial Year: 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Retired and Town Councillor (Halstead Town Council)

Spouse: Retired - Pension from UK Power Networks

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Halstead Residents' Association

Spouse: None 

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: 7 Highfields, Halstead, CO9 1NH

5. Property Licences

Councillor: None

Spouse: 1 double garage  (rented from Eastlight (formally Greenfields Community Housing Association)

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

7. Securities

Councillor/Spouse: None

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment


9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council


Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Travel Aid for parents of sick children, Courtauld Sports Ground Management Committee, Halstead Needy Sick Fund/Edith Rachel Sudbury fund, Halstead Town Council, Halstead Day Centre, Halstead Community Centre Charitable Company, Mencap Braintree, Halstead Cricket Club, League of Friends Halstead Hospital, Halstead Residents' Association, Halstead Public Gardens Management Committee

11. Gifts and Hospitality with as estimated value of at least £50


Updated: 7th October 2020