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Councillor Michael Staines

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Councillor  Michael  Staines
04 May 2023
First Elected
04 May 2023
Three Fields
Stock Street Farm
Stock Street
Mobile Telephone No:
07922 487966
Job Title:

Election History

Thu 4 May 2023  

Party Representation History

Independent Thu 4 May 2023

Ward Representation History

Three FieldsThu 4 May 2023

Current Outside Body Appointments

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There are no current outside bodies for this member.

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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There are no meeting declarations for this member.
Wed, 13 Dec 2023Cost of Living 
Wed, 22 Nov 2023Corporate Scrutiny Committee 
Thu, 9 Nov 2023Finance Seminar 
Wed, 27 Sep 2023Strategic Risk 
Wed, 19 Jul 2023Licensing training 
Mon, 22 May 2023Effective Ward Councillor  
Mon, 15 May 2023Introduction to the Council’s Management Board and Senior Managers 
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 Michael Staines:

Organisation: Panfield Parish Council
Charity No.: N/A
Project: Coronation Woodland
Overall cost of project: £1500
Grant awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor Ault)
Date: 7th July 2023
Financial Year: 2023/24

Organisation: Wethersfield Community Activities C I O
Charity No.: 1193485
Project: Bumps Babies and Toddlers Group
Overall cost of project: £250.53
Grant awarded: £125
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor Ault)
Date: 26th September 2023
Financial Year: 2023/24

Organisation: Singing for All
Charity No.: N/A
Project: Performing in the Community
Overall cost of project: £1420
Grant awarded: £300
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor Ault)
Date: 18th November 2023
Financial Year: 2023/24

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor:  Director, Business Owner and Parish Councillor

Spouse: Lead School Nurse.

2. Financial Support

Councillor: None.

Spouse: None

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None  

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: Stock Street Farm and Stock Street Farm Barn, Coggeshall, CO6 1NX.

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

Stock Street Farm Barn, Coggeshall - Celebration Venue - Owner and Manager

Non-remunerated Director of No Essex Incinerator Ltd, Stock Street Farm, Stock Street, Coggeshall, CO6 1NX

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council


Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Member of Coggeshall Parish Council, PAIN (Parishes Against the Incinerators), Chair of Finchingfield UNESCO World Heritage Site Bid and Affiliated Member of Braintree District Pub Watch.

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



Updated: 6th June 2023