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Councillor Bob Wright

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Councillor Bob Wright
04 May 2023
First Elected
09 May 2019
Green Party
Silver End and Cressing
C/O Braintree District Council Offices
Causeway House
Bocking End
Mobile Telephone No:
07946 388184
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

Silver End and CressingThu 9 May 2019 Wed 3 May 2023
Silver End and CressingThu 4 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

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.
Wed, 6 Mar 2024Housing 
Wed, 31 Jan 2024Corporate Scrutiny Committee (Budget update) 
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, 18 Oct 2023Corporate Strategy 
Wed, 16 Aug 2023Levelling Up 
Wed, 19 Jul 2023Licensing training 
Tue, 27 Jun 2023Planning training - part 2 
Tue, 20 Jun 2023Planning training - part 1 
Mon, 22 May 2023Effective Ward Councillor  
Thu, 18 May 2023Governance 
Mon, 15 May 2023Introduction to the Council’s Management Board and Senior Managers 
Thu, 9 Feb 2023Planning (including enforcement) 
Wed, 26 Oct 2022Cost of Living 
Thu, 16 Jun 2022Police and Crime Commissioner 
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 
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 Bob Wright:

Organisation: The Friends of Cressing Temple Gardens 
Charity Registration Number: 1166431
Project: Cressing Temple Community Gardening
Overall cost of Project: £1379.32
Grant Awarded: £800.00
Joint Grant: Yes  (Councillor James Abbott)
Date: 6th January 2020
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Cressing Community Magazine
Charity Registration Number: 
Cressing Community Magaine 
Overall cost of Project: 
Grant Awarded: 
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Councillor James Abbott - £250 contributed)
12th January 2021
Financial Year: 

Organisation: Silver End Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
Floodlights/Electrical Supply
Overall cost of Project: 
Grant Awarded: 
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Councillor James Abbott)
12th January 2021
Financial Year: 

Organisation: Rivenhall Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
New/replacement litter bin with lid
Overall cost of Project: 
Grant Awarded: 
Joint Grant: 
Yes (Councillor James Abbott)
5th October 2021
Financial Year: 

Organisation: Trust Links
Charity No.: 1092324
Project: Plant House at Growing Together
Overall cost of project: £2,841
Grant awarded: £1700
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor James Abbott)
Date: 28th January 2022
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Cressing Parish Council
Charity No.: N/A
Project: Defibrillator at Playing Field
Overall cost of project: £2,750
Grant awarded: £450
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor James Abbott)
Date: 16th April 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Cressing Temple Community Shed
Charity No.: 1175821
Project: Replacement table saw
Overall cost of project: £1,841.20
Grant awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillors James Abbott and Michelle Weeks)
Date: 10th May 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Silver End Community Secret Nature Garden
Charity No.: N/A
Project: Silver End Community Secret Nature Garden
Overall cost of project: £1,087
Grant awarded: £350
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor James Abbott)
Date: 12th June 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: 1st Silver End Scout Group
Charity No.: 271619
Project: Nights away for children
Overall cost of project: £4752
Grant awarded: £152
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor James Abbott)
Date: 19th January 2023
Financial Year: 2022/23

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Parish Councillor (Rivenhall Parish Council), Governor (Holy Family School, Witham) and Director of the Rosary Trust.

Spouse: Head of Governors (Holy Family School, Witham).

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Election expenses met by the Witham and Braintree Green Party.

Spouse: None

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: 303 Rickstones Road, Rivenhall.

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

Governor at Holy Family School, Parish Councillor (Rivenhall Parish Council), Director (non-remunerated) of the Rosary Trust and Member of the Green Party.

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



Updated: 31st May 2023

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances14 
Present as expected1179%
Apologies received267% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)4 

Attendance Details