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Councillor Patrick Horner

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09 May 2019
First Elected
05 May 2011

Patrick has lived in Witham since 1980.He was elected to Braintree District Council in 2011 and has recently been re-elected and serves on the Planning Committee. In 2011 he was also elected to Witham Town Council serving as Mayor of Witham and retiring in May 2019.


Electoral Ward Profile

Member Allowances and Expenses

Updated: 10th May 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 Mon 8 May 2023 Local Elections - May 2023

Party Representation History

ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013 Mon 8 May 2023

Ward Representation History

Witham WestThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Witham WestThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Witham WestThu 9 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

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Past Committee Memberships

Current Outside Body Appointments

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Past Outside Body Appointments

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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Thu, 16 Jun 2022Police and Crime Commissioner 
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 
Thu, 9 May 2019Member Induction Day - Overview of the Council including Role of Councillor and Code of Conduct  
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Wed, 9 Jan 2019Lone Worker and Staying Safe 
Wed, 21 Nov 2018Scrutiny of the Priorities for 2019/20 and Initial Budget Position 
Thu, 8 Nov 2018Managing Challenging Behaviour 
Tue, 16 Oct 2018Brain, Balance and Power 
Tue, 18 Sep 2018Partnership and Collaborative WorkingThis 2 hour session looks at partnership and collaboration examples within local government and looks at the role that elected members can play to enable and instigate the process. It also looks at the required key skills and some of the competencies that assist partnership building.
Thu, 24 May 2018Member Development - Health and wellbeingSession Outline: Be Well Strategy, Disabled Facilities Grants, Home First initiative, mental health provision
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Thu, 13 Jul 2017Virtual Dementia Tour 
Wed, 28 Jun 2017Member Development 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Wed, 19 Apr 2017Making the most of the hours that count 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Tue, 20 Sep 2016Sensory Awareness 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016Member Development 
Thu, 14 Jul 2016Public Speaking/Presentation Skills  
Wed, 6 Jul 2016Public Speaking/Presentation Skills  
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 16 Jun 2016Influencing Skills 
Wed, 18 May 2016Social Media Awareness 
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development  
Thu, 18 Feb 2016Ward Leadership 
Tue, 22 Sep 2015Public Speaking 
Thu, 16 Jul 2015Managing Difficult Situations 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Public Health Development Training 
Thu, 4 Jun 2015Specialised Training for the Local Plan Sub-Committee and Planing Committee 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 26 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 21 May 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 19 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
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 Patrick Horner:

Organisation: Witham Town Luncheon Club
Project: Provision of a chest freezer
Overall cost of project: £200.00
Grant awarded: £100
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mrs Sue Wilson and Bill Rose
Date: 21st September 2016

Organisation: Witham Citizens Advice
Project: Repair to Electronic Internal Door
Overall cost of project: £954.00
Grant awarded: £954.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 17th February 2017

Organisation: Royal British Legion Youth Section
Project: Instruments
Overall cost of project: £1000
Grant awarded: £250
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mr Bill Rose, Ms Janet Money and Mr John Goodman
Date: 2nd October 2017

Organisation: Witham Carnival Association
Project: New Float
Overall cost of project: £4500-6000
Grant awarded: £1696
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mr Bill Rose, Ms Janet Money and Mr Phil Barlow
Date: 6th February 2018

Organisation: Holdfast Credit Union Limited
Project: New web site
Overall cost of project: £2000
Grant awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mr Bill Rose, Ms Janet Money, Mr Phil Barlow and Mrs Sue Wilson
Date: August 2018

Organisation: Witham Hangout
Project: Witham Hangout
Overall cost of project: £1000
Grant awarded: £200
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mrs Sue Wilson,  Mrs Janet Money and Bill Rose.
Date: 4th October 2018

Organisation: Braintree, Halstead and Witham Citizens Advice Bureau
Project: Out Reach Work Laptops
Overall cost of project: £1450.00
Grant awarded: £800
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Mrs Janet Money
Date:18th January 2019

Organisation: Sanctuary Supported Living
Charity Registration Number: 19059R
Project: Coverdale Life Line
Overall cost of Project: £600
Grant Awarded: £300
Joint Grant: Yes (Cllr Bill Rose)
Date: 15th July 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Holdfast Credit Union Bank
Project: The 'Jar Jar' Project 
Overall cost of project: £900.00
Grant awarded: £900.00
Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillor Michelle Weeks, Councillor Sue Wilson, Councillor Angela Kilmartin and Councillor Stevie Hicks)
Date: 7th October 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Witham Town Youth Football Club
Project: Soccability Football
Overall cost of Project: £3,270
Grant Awarded: £500.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Justin Wrench, Ron Ramage, Bill Rose, Mrs Angela Kilmartin and James Coleridge 
Date: 19th December 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Witham Valley Nursery
Project: Exploration Garden
Overall cost of Project: £1,037.29
Grant Awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Bill Rose
Date: 17th April 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Witham Allstars Majorettes
Project: Restart following Covid
Overall cost of Project: £1,000.
Grant Awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Bill Rose also contributed £500
Date: 30th June 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Witham United Reform Church
Project: Community Friendship Lunch
Overall cost of Project: £4,000.
Grant Awarded: £250
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mrs Sue Wilson and Bill Rose
Date: 27th September 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: The Witham Hub
Charity Registration Number: 1188048
Project: Replacement distribution board
Overall cost of Project: £3,856.14
Grant Awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Bill Rose
Date: 25th June 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

Organisation: Community360
Registered Charity No.: 1092567
Project: Cost of Living 
Overall cost of project: £11,334
Grant awarded: £1,000
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Kevin Bowers, Graham Butland, James Coleridge, Tom Cunningham, Andy Munday, Bill Rose, Wendy Schmitt, Peter Tattersley, Richard van Dulken and Justin Wrench
Date: 15th March 2023
Financial Year: 2022/23

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A


2. Financial Support

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A


3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A


4. Land/Property

Councillor: 6 Powers Hall End, Witham, CM8 2HE.

Spouse: N/A


5. Property Licences

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A


6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council 

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A


7. Securities

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment



9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council



Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships


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



Updated: 1st August 2019

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances0 
Present as expected00%
Apologies received00% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)0 

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