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Councillor Paul Thorogood

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Councillor Paul Thorogood
04 May 2023
First Elected
09 May 2019
Green Party
Kelvedon and Feering
C/O Braintree District Council Offices
Causeway House
Bocking End
Mobile Telephone No:
07973 385275


Job Title:

Election History

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

Party Representation History

Green PartyThu 2 May 2019

Ward Representation History

Kelvedon and FeeringThu 9 May 2019 Wed 3 May 2023
Kelvedon and FeeringThu 4 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Past Outside Body Appointments

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There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

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There are no register of interest records for this member.

Meeting Declarations

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Wed, 27 Mar 2024Operations/Waste Changes and Climate Change 
Wed, 27 Sep 2023Strategic Risk 
Tue, 27 Jun 2023Planning training - part 2 
Tue, 20 Jun 2023Planning training - part 1 
Wed, 26 Oct 2022Cost of Living 
Thu, 29 Sep 2022Economic Development 
Tue, 4 Jun 2019Introduction to The Local Plan and Economic Development 
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 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Organisation: Kelvedon Festival 
Charity Registration Number:
Plastic-free Festival
Overall cost of Project:
Grant Awarded:
Joint Grant:
Yes (Cllr Jenny Sandum)
5th July 2019
Financial Year:

Organisation: Feering & Kelvedon Local History Museum 
Project: Museum Lighting
Overall cost of Project: £621.79 + VAT, Total = £746.15
Grant Awarded: £200.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Mrs Jenny Sandum
Date: 17th December 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Feering Parish Council
Project: Water Refill Fountain
Overall cost of Project: £2,570 (applied for £1,150)
Grant Awarded: £575.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Mrs Jenny Sandum (£575.00 awarded)
Date: 28th February 2020
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Kelvedon Community Association
Project: Visit by Father Christmas to Children of Kelvedon
Overall cost of Project: £500
Grant Awarded: £200
Joint Grant: No
Date: 21st October 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22 

Organisation: St Mary's Parish Church Kelvedon
Project: Churchyard environmental project
Overall cost of Project: £1,500
Grant Awarded: £750.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Mrs Jenny Sandum
Date: 4th July 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Kelvedon United Reformed Church
Project: Kelvedon Warm Hub
Overall cost of Project: Unknown as is dependent on response
Grant Awarded: £500
Joint Grant: No
Date: 23rd October 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Kelvedon United Reformed Church
Project: Kelvedon Warm Welcome Space Winter 2023
Overall cost of Project: £1200
Grant Awarded: £300
Joint Grant: No
Date: 8th January 2024
Financial Year: 2023/24

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Self employed Private Hire Vehicle Operator (PHO193), Private Hire Vehicle Driver (PH1382) - Licensed with Braintree District Council, Small Business Owner/Sole Trader and Essex County Councillor.

Spouse: Primary School Midday Assistant.

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Election expenses from Witham and Braintree Green Party.

Spouse: None.

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor: None

Spouse: Contract with Braintree District Council for Garden Waste collection wef: 1st March 2024.

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: 60 Tilkey Road, Coggeshall 

5. Property Licences

Councillor/Spouse: None.

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None.

7. Securities

Councillor/Spouse: None.

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment

Self employed/Sole Trader - Coggie Cars.

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council


Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Chairman of Rivenhall IWMF Liaison Committee (ECC), Chairman of Bradwell Quarry Liaison Committee (ECC), Essex COunty councillor for Braintree Eastern Division, Chairman of Kelvedon Against Urban Sprawl (KAUS) Residents Group, Member of the Green Party and Member of Greenpeace.

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


Updated:  13th December 2023.


Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances10 
Present as expected550%
Apologies received480% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

Attendance Details