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Councillor James Coleridge

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Councillor James Coleridge
09 May 2019
First Elected
03 May 2018
Witham South
C/O Causeway House
Bocking End
Telephone No:
07534 275449

Electoral Ward Profile

Updated: 10th May 2019

Job Title:

Election History

Thu 3 May 2018 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and Re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

ConservativeMon 14 May 2018

Ward Representation History

Hatfield Peverel and TerlingMon 14 May 2018 Mon 6 May 2019
Witham SouthThu 9 May 2019

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
There are no register of interest records for this member.

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
Tue, 4 Jun 2019Introduction to The Local Plan and Economic Development 
Thu, 30 May 2019Introduction to Environmental Services and Enforcement, and Housing and Community Services 
Tue, 28 May 2019Introduction to Local Government Finance and Strategic Investments 
Tue, 14 May 2019Introduction to Council Services 
Thu, 9 May 2019Member Induction Day - Overview of the Council including Role of Councillor and Code of Conduct  
Thu, 22 Nov 2018Governance Committee Training 
Thu, 31 May 2018Member Induction Programme 
Wed, 30 May 2018Member Induction Programme 
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 James Coleridge:


Organisation: Terling and Fairstead Parish Council

Project: Terling Recreation Cabin

Overall cost of project: £1,000.00 (Requested £500.)

Grant awarded: £500

Joint Grant: No

Date: 3rd December 2018


Organisation: Terling and Fairstead Parish Council

Project: Painting Playground Equipment

Overall cost of project: £170.00 (Requested £150.)

Grant awarded: £150

Joint Grant: No

Date: 3rd December 2018


Organisation:White Notley and Faulkbourne Parish Council


Overall cost of project: £1200.00 (requested £500)

Grant awarded: £250

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor David Bebb

Date:  10th January 2019


Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Parish Council

Project: Cradle Swing update/Playground maintenance

Overall cost of project: £363.20

Grant awarded: £196.39

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor David Bebb

Date: 11th  March 2019


Organisation: Witham Running Club
Charity Registration Number:
Gazebo Purchase 2019
Overall cost of Project: 
Grant Awarded: 
Joint Grant:
YES (Cllr Gavin Maclure and Cllr Vanessa Santomauro)
25th March 2019
Financial Year: 


Organisation: Witham Town Youth Football Club

Project: Soccability Football

Overall cost of Project: £3,270

Grant Awarded: £500.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Patrick Horner, Stephen Hicks, Justin Wrench, Bill Rose, Mrs Angela Kilmartin and Ron Ramage

Date: 19th December 2019

Financial Year: 2019/20

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: AXA UK

Spouse: Employment declared to the Monitoring Officer. 

2. Financial Support

Councillor:Contribution of Election expenses by Witham Conservative Constituency Association.

Spouse: None. 

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: Land/Property declared to the Monitoring Officer.

5. Property Licences

Councillor: None

Spouse: None.

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

Member of the Conservative Party.

Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

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



Updated: 4th September 2019.