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Councillor David Bebb MBE

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09 May 2019
First Elected
05 May 2011

Hatfield Peverel resident for 33 years, David has represented the Hatfield Peverel ward on BDC for 12 years, and latterly the Hatfield Peverel and Terling ward for 4 years, serving in various Cabinet roles, latterly as Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance. David's professional and voluntary background includes agriculture, engineering, business, higher education, international consultancy, and school governorship.  He was awarded the MBE in 2011 for voluntary services to Essex education.


At local level David's BDC interventions have included for example sourcing funds for community aspects such as SIDS, CCTV, play equipment, leadership of the Liaison Group & spearheading resolution of the former ARLA odour issue, plus on-going representations on traffic and development matters.  He has also awarded grants under the local councillor community grants scheme to local organisations, including the Scouts, allotment association, and Terling cricket club. He regularly attends and updates the three parish councils on BDC affairs.


At corporate level, and his responsibilities including the budget, treasury management and investment management, David is passionate to ensure low taxation and excellent value for money for council tax payers, with continued delivery of high quality services.


Electoral Ward Profile

Member Allowances and Expenses


Updated: 24th July 2019

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Election History

Thu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015 Re-elected
Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and Re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Tue 9 Mar 2021 Resignation as a District Councillor

Party Representation History

ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013 Tue 9 Mar 2021

Ward Representation History

Hatfield Peverel and TerlingThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Hatfield Peverel and TerlingThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Hatfield Peverel and TerlingThu 9 May 2019 Tue 9 Mar 2021

Current Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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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  
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Wed, 21 Nov 2018Scrutiny of the Priorities for 2019/20 and Initial Budget Position 
Mon, 16 Apr 2018Member Development - Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner/Community Safety HubsSession Outline: • To provide an overview of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire and CrimeCommissioner. • To provide an overview of the Braintree DistrictCommunity Safety Partnership Strategic Assessment 2017/18. • To provide an overview of the Braintree Community Safety Hub Session Outcomes: • Have an improved awareness of the work of the Office of the Police, Fire and CrimeCommissioner. • Understand the benefits & importance of partnership working within the Community Safety Hubs.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Thu, 7 Sep 2017Benefits and Welfare 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Tue, 7 Feb 2017Member Development 
Wed, 1 Feb 2017Member Development 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development 
Thu, 8 Sep 2016Member Development 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development 
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development  
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Public Health Development Training 
Thu, 4 Jun 2015Specialised Training for the Local Plan Sub-Committee and Planning Committee 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 26 May 2015Member Induction 
Wed, 13 May 2015Member Induction 
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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 David Bebb MBE:

Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Parish Council

Project: Goal Post - Nounsley Play Area

Overall cost of project: £538.22

Grant awarded: £538.22

Joint Grant: No

Date: 16th February 2017


Organisation: 1st Hatfield Peverel Scout Group

Project: Camping Equipment

Overall cost of project: £300

Grant awarded: £300

Joint Grant: No

Date: November 27th 2017


Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Parochial Church Council

Project: Repairs to Church Driveway

Overall cost of project: £445

Grant awarded: £445

Joint Grant: No

Date: January 28th 2017


Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Alotment Association

Project: Allotment Noticeboards

Overall cost of project: £500

Grant awarded: £400

Joint Grant: No

DateFebruary 24th 2018


Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Parish Council

Project: Bus Shelter Refurbishment

Overall cost of project: £1200

Grant awarded: £500

Joint Grant: No

DateFebruary 12th 2018


Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Parish Council

Project: Contribution towards the SEA

Overall cost of project: £3657

Grant awarded: £516

Joint Grant: No

DateFebruary 12th 2018


Organisation:White Notley and Faulkbourne Parish Council


Overall cost of project: £1200.00 (requested £500)

Grant awarded: £250

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor James Coleridge

Date:  17th December 2018


Organisation: 1st Hatfield Peverel Scout Group

ProjectReplacement Activity Shelter 

Overall cost of project: £300.00

Grant awarded: £300

Joint Grant:  No

Date:  12th November 2018


Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Parish Council

Project: Cradle Swing update/Playground maintenance

Overall cost of project: £363.20

Grant awarded: £166.81

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor James Coleridge

Date: 6th March 2019


Organisation: Tiger Tots 
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21st February 2019
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Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Cricket Club 
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Outfield Repair 
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25th February 2019
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Organisation: Hatfield Peverel Allotment Association

Project: Purchase of Lightweight Tilling Machine

Overall cost of project: £399.00

Grant awarded: £200.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 21st October 2019


Organisation: Terling Village Hall

Registered Charity Number: 301410

Project: Asbestos Survey 

Overall cost of project: £550.00 + VAT

Grant awarded: £400.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 15th February 2020

Register of Interest removed by Deputy Monitoring Officer on 10th March 2021.

Member Attendance

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