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Councillor George Courtauld

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Councillor George Courtauld
Elected:
04 May 2023
First Elected
09 May 2019
Party:
Conservative
Ward:
The Colnes
Address:
C/O Braintree District Council Offices
Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB
Job Title:
Councillor
Department:

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 9 May 2019 Wed 3 May 2023 Local Elections - May 2023
Thu 4 May 2023  

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
ConservativeThu 2 May 2019

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
The ColnesThu 9 May 2019 Wed 3 May 2023
The ColnesThu 4 May 2023

Personal Register of Interests

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There are no register of interest records for this member.

Meeting Declarations

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There are no meeting declarations for this member.
DateTitleNotes
Tue, 16 Jan 2024Community Safety and PFCC  
Wed, 13 Dec 2023Cost of Living 
Wed, 22 Nov 2023Corporate Scrutiny Committee 
Thu, 9 Nov 2023Finance Seminar 
Wed, 1 Nov 2023Devolution 
Wed, 25 Oct 2023Questioning Skills for Scrutiny 
Wed, 27 Sep 2023Strategic Risk 
Wed, 13 Sep 2023Introduction to Overview and Scrutiny 
Mon, 22 May 2023Effective Ward Councillor  
Mon, 15 May 2023Introduction to the Council’s Management Board and Senior Managers  
Wed, 26 Oct 2022Cost of Living 
Thu, 16 Jun 2022Police and Crime Commissioner 
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  
DateFromDescriptionValue
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Organisation: Earls Colne Recreation Club
Charity Registration Number:
274292
Project:
Lounge Refurbishment 
Overall cost of Project:
£1,000
Grant Awarded:
£200
Joint Grant:
YES (Cllr Gabrielle Spray)
Date:
31st July 2019
Financial Year:
2019/20

Organisation: Colne Engaine P.C.C.
Project: Graveyard Extension
Overall cost of project: £10,500
Grant awarded: £114.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 29th October 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation
: Pebmarsh Parish Council
Project: Bus Shelter
Overall cost of project: £200.00
Grant awarded: £200.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 18th November 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation
: Pebmarsh Parish Council
Project: Pebmarsh In Bloom
Overall cost of project: £400.00
Grant awarded: £400.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 20th January 2020
Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation:
St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh
Charity Registration Number: N/A
Project: New Bell Ringing Ropes
Overall cost of Project: £986.00
G
rant Awarded: £986.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 28th October 2020
Financial Year: 2020/21

Organisation: Earls Colne Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
N/A
Project: 
War Memorial Bench
Overall cost of Project: 
£900
Grant Awarded: 
£350
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Cllr Mrs Spray contributed £350)
Date: 
9th June 2021
Financial Year: 
2021/22

Organisation: Earls Colne Millennium Green Trust
Charity Registration Number: 
1069724
Project: 
Replacing swings with a climbing unit
Overall cost of Project: 
£30,000 approx.
Grant Awarded: 
£2000
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Cllr Mrs Spray)
Date: 
4th November 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: White Colne Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
N/A
Project: 
White Colne Community Hub
Overall cost of Project: 
£2,262
Grant Awarded: 
£217
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Cllr Mrs Spray)
Date: 
4th January 2023
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: The Craft Hub
Charity Registration Number: 
14418746
Project: 
Garden for under fives
Overall cost of Project: 
£1,000
Grant Awarded: 
£300
Joint Grant: 
No
Date: 
12th June 2023
Financial Year: 
2023/24

Organisation: Earls Colne Recreation Club
Charity Registration Number: 
274292
Project: 
Sports Hall Curtain 
Overall cost of Project: 
£2,500
Grant Awarded: 
£200
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Cllr Gabrielle Spray)
Date: 
31st July 2023
Financial Year: 
2023/24

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Recruitment Consultant, Managing Director, Author, Farmer, Trustee and Liveryman.

Spouse: Health Visitor.

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Contribution to election expenses by the Braintree Constituency Conservative Association.

Spouse: None.

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor: Knights Farm, Keepers Cottage, Knights Barn, The Gate Cottage, North Cottage, The Lodge, Colne Engaine (CO6 2FQ) and 1400 acres in Colne Engaine.

 

Spouse: Knights Farm, Keepers Cottage, Knights Barn, The Gate Cottage, North Cottage, The Lodge, Colne Engaine (CO6 2FQ) and 1400 acres in Colne Engaine, The Abbey, Coggeshall and 70 acres and 125 acres in Colne Engaine.

5. Property Licences

Councillor/Spouse: None

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None.

7. Securities

Councillor: None.

Spouse: None.

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment

Partner of Knights Farm, Colne Engaine, and Managing Director of David Sheppard & and Partners.

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council

None

Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Member of the Conservative Party, Trustee of the Courtauld Homes of Rest Halstead, Trustee of Bocking United Services Club, Church Warden of St. Andrews Church, Colne Engaine, Chairman of the House Committee, White Club, St. James, London, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Weavers and Member of BASC.

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

None

Updated: 30th May 2023

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances12 
Present as expected1192%
Absent18%
Apologies received1100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)0 

Attendance Details