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Councillor Lynette Bowers-Flint

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Councillor  Lynette Bowers-Flint
Elected:
04 May 2023
First Elected
05 May 2011
Party:
Conservative
Ward:
Bocking Blackwater
Address:
C/O Braintree District Council Offices
Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB
Telephone No:
01376 323196
Biography:

Councillor Bowers-Flint is Cabinet Member for Housing, Health and Wellbeing. Details of Councillor Bowers-Flint's portfolio and Deputy Cabinet Member can be found here 

Job Title:
Department:

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015 Re-elected
Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Not re-elected at May 2019 District Election
Thu 4 May 2023  

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
ConservativeThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
ConservativeThu 4 May 2023

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
Cressing & StistedThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Coggeshall Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Bocking BlackwaterThu 4 May 2023

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.
DateTitleNotes
Thu, 9 May 2024Strategic Management and Strategic Risk Register 
Wed, 27 Mar 2024Operations/Waste Changes and Climate Change 
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, 18 Oct 2023Corporate Strategy 
Wed, 27 Sep 2023Strategic Risk 
Wed, 16 Aug 2023Levelling Up 
Tue, 27 Jun 2023Planning training - part 2 
Tue, 20 Jun 2023Planning training - part 1 
Thu, 18 May 2023Governance 
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Thu, 26 Jul 2018Member Development - Planning EnforcmentSession outline: Guide to Planning Enforcement including: Outline of powers and enforcement tools, breaches of planning controls, permitted development, allegations which are not planning breaches, outline of powers for untidy land, unlawful adverts, protected trees and listed buildings.
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 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Thu, 7 Sep 2017Benefits and Welfare 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development  
Wed, 28 Jun 2017Member Development 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Mon, 5 Dec 2016Member Development 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016Member Development 
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
Mon, 1 Feb 2016Member Development 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Public Health Development Training 
Thu, 4 Jun 2015Specialised Training for the Local Plan Sub-Committee and Planing Committee 
Tue, 26 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 21 May 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 19 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
DateFromDescriptionValue
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 Mrs Lynette Bowers-Flint:

Organisation: Coggeshall Scout and Guide HQ Management Committee
Project: Coggeshall Scout and Guide HQ Storage Unit
Overall cost of project: £10,205 (requested £500.00)
Grant awarded: £250.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Lady Newton
Date: 21st October 2016

Organisation: Bradwell With Pattiswick Parish Council
Project: Pond Project
Overall cost of project: £2,000 (requested £500.00)
Grant awarded: £250.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Lady Newton
Date: 9th January 2017

Organisation: Coggeshall Youth Project
Project: 'Tech Zone'
Overall cost of project: £1,750
Grant awarded: £750
Joint Grant: No
Date: 13th July 2017

Organisation: Stisted Parish Council
Project: Village Facilities Improvement
Overall cost of project: £1455
Grant awarded: £727.50
Joint Grant: YES (Councillor Lady Newton)
Date: 26th January 2018

Organisation: Bradwell Village Hall
Project: Village Hall, Coffee Morning
Overall cost of project: £50
Grant awarded: £50
Joint Grant: No
Date: 26th February 2018

Organisation: Coggeshall Parish Council
Project: Coggeshall Little Park Project
Overall cost of project: £1945
Grant awarded: £972.50
Joint Grant: YES (Councillor Lady Newton)
Date: 19th March 2018

Organisation: Coggeshall Parish Council
Project: Cleaning of Coggeshall War Memorial
Overall cost of project: £1750 + VAT
Grant awarded: £250
Joint Grant: Yes (Councillor Patricia Newton)
Date: 28th August 2018

Organisation: 1st Coggeshall Scout Group
Project: New Scouts Tents
Overall cost of project: £1,000 to £2,000
Grant awarded: £480
Joint Grant: No
Date:11th March 2019

 

Organisation: Friends of Bradford Street
Charity Registration Number: N/A
Project: Blue Plaques
Overall cost of Project: £2350
Grant Awarded: £200
Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillors J Baugh, K Bowers, G Butland, M Cunningham, T Cunningham, J Edwards, L Jefferis, G Prime, F Ricci, M Thorogood, L Walters
Date: 19th July 2023
Financial Year: 2023/24

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Essex County Councillor - Deputy Cabinet Member. 

Spouse: Regional Manager.

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Contribution to Election expenses made by Braintree Constituency Conservative, Association.

Spouse: Contribution to Election expenses made by Braintree Constituency Conservative, Association.

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

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

4. Land/Property

Councillor: 9 Longacre Road, Cressing, Braintree, CM77 8HG

Spouse: 9 Longacre Road, Cressing, Braintree, CM77 8HG

5. Property Licences

Councillor: None.

Spouse: None.

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor: None.

Spouse: None.

7. Securities

Councillor: None.

Spouse: None.

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment

None.

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council

None

Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Member of the Conservative and Unionist Party and Elected Member of Essex County Council.

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

None.

Updated: 13th December 2023

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances33 
Present as expected3091%
Absent39%
Apologies received3100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)3 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
4 Jul 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
10 Jul 2023 19:15 Cabinet Attended
17 Jul 2023 19:15 Council Attended
25 Jul 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
31 Jul 2023 19:15 Corporate Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
3 Aug 2023 19:15 Local Plan Sub-Committee Attended
15 Aug 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
21 Aug 2023 19:15 Local Plan Sub-Committee Attended
4 Sep 2023 19:15 Council Attended
5 Sep 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
25 Sep 2023 19:15 Cabinet Attended
26 Sep 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
17 Oct 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
7 Nov 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
16 Nov 2023 19:15 Local Plan Sub-Committee Attended
22 Nov 2023 19:15 Corporate Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
27 Nov 2023 19:15 Cabinet Attended
28 Nov 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
30 Nov 2023 19:15 Corporate Policy Development Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
11 Dec 2023 19:15 Council Attended
18 Dec 2023 19:15 Cabinet Apologies received
19 Dec 2023 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
22 Jan 2024 19:15 Cabinet Attended
23 Jan 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
5 Feb 2024 19:15 Cabinet Attended
13 Feb 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
19 Feb 2024 19:15 Council Attended
4 Mar 2024 19:15 Cabinet Attended
5 Mar 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
7 Mar 2024 19:15 Local Plan Sub-Committee Apologies received
18 Mar 2024 19:15 Council Attended
26 Mar 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
16 Apr 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
22 Apr 2024 19:15 Council Attended
7 May 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
28 May 2024 19:15 Planning Committee Attended