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Councillor Tom Walsh

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Councillor Tom Walsh
09 May 2019
First Elected
09 May 2019
C/O Causeway House
Bocking End
Telephone No:
01376 566993
Mobile Telephone No:
07842 112354

Studied Economics, Geography, Planning and Management. Worked in Town Planning eg London Docklands; as  a Lecturer. International experience ( from Singapore to Sierra Leone) in Education, Culture and Project Management . Interests include: electoral reform; community activism; involving people in planning decisions and  more open and representative government at all levels.          


Electoral Ward Profile

Updated: 13th May 2019

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Election History

Thu 9 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

Independent Thu 2 May 2019

Ward Representation History

Coggeshall Thu 9 May 2019

Current Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining Date
There are no current outside bodies for this member.

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, 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: Braintree Camera Club
Project: Renewal of Video Projector
Overall cost of project: £500
Grant awarded: £300.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 15th October 2019


Organisation: Coggeshall In Bloom
Project: Winter/Summer 2019/20
Overall cost of project:Not specified
Grant awarded: £200.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 15th October 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation: Coggeshall Parish Council
Project: Church Green Benches
Overall cost of project: £3,790 plus VAT
Grant awarded: £600
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor Nick Unsworth)
Date: 19th March 2020
Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation: Stisted Village Hall Trustees
Project: Set Up
Overall cost of project: £350.00
Grant awarded: £350.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 13/10/2020
Financial Year: 2020/21


Organisation: Stisted Historical Archives
Project: Set Up
Overall cost of project: New phase of ongoing project
Grant awarded: £350.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 12/10/2020
Financial Year: 2020/21


Organisation: Coggeshall Youth Project
Registered Charity Number: 1180112
Project: Post Covid Outreach
Overall cost of project: £816.40
Grant awarded: £816.40
Joint Grant: No
Date: 09/03/2021
Financial Year: 2020/21


Organisation: Coggeshall Community Group
Coggeshall Summer Festival 2022
Overall cost of Project:
Grant Awarded: 
Joint Grant: 
 15th March 2022
Financial Year: 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Retired (British Council Director in receipt of Civil Service Pension), Trustee of the McDougall Trust and Parish Councillor (Coggeshall Parish Council)

Spouse: Senior Data Administrator

2. Financial Support


3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: 18 Grange Hill, Coggeshall, CO6 1RE.

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


9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council


Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Trustee of the McDougall Trust, Member of Parishes Against Incineration (PAIN) Member of Coggeshall Parish Council and Coggeshall Parish Council's Neighbourhood Plan Sub-Committee, Member of EC2K+ (Earls Colne to Kelvedon plus) and ordinary member of Randonneurs (Coggeshall Branch of a Local Cycling Group).

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


Updated: 16th June 2021

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances14 
Present as expected964%
Apologies received5100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)1 

Attendance Details