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Councillor Stephen Kirby

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07 May 2015
First Elected
05 May 2011

Not re-elected at May 2019 District Election

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Election History

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

Party Representation History

ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013 Mon 6 May 2019

Ward Representation History

Halstead St AndrewsThu 5 May 2011 Mon 6 May 2019

Current Committee Memberships

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Past Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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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.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018Knowing me, Knowing you - Influential Impact 
Thu, 14 Jun 2018Influencing Skills 
Thu, 24 May 2018Member Development - Health and wellbeingSession Outline: Be Well Strategy, Disabled Facilities Grants, Home First initiative, mental health provision
Thu, 17 May 2018Handling Difficult Situations 
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.
Mon, 8 Jan 2018Community Leadership 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Thu, 15 Jun 2017Managing Challenging Behaviour 
Wed, 19 Apr 2017Making the most of the hours that count 
Thu, 13 Apr 2017Advanced Social Media Skills 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development 
Tue, 20 Sep 2016Sensory Awareness 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016Member Development 
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 16 Jun 2016Influencing Skills 
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development  
Wed, 16 Dec 2015Speed Reading 
Mon, 16 Nov 2015Effective Decision Making 
Thu, 22 Oct 2015Media Interview Skills 
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 
Wed, 13 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 Stephen Kirby


: Halstead Cricket Club

Project: HCC Local Schools Initiative

Overall cost of project: £2,000.

Grant awarded: £500.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mrs Julia Allen and David Hume

Date: 18th November 2016

Organisation: 1163 (Colne Valley) Squadron ATC

Project: Replacement White Boards

Overall cost of project: £500.00

Grant awarded: £500.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 26th June 2017

Organisation: Braintree Area Foodbank Ltd

Project: Eat Well Spend Less

Overall cost of project: £250.00

Grant awarded: £250.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 26th June 2017


Organisation: 5th Halstead Trinity Guides

Project: 5th Halstead Trinity Guides Allotment

Overall cost of project: £433.00

Grant awarded: £400.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 14th August 2017


Organisation: Halstead Empire Trust

Project: Dementia Friendly Cinema

Overall cost of project: £900

Grant awarded: £750

Joint Grant: Yes (With Councillor Hume)

Date: 27th March 2018


Organisation: 1163 (Colne Valley) Squadron Air Cadets

Project: Trailer replacement

Overall cost of project: £2500 (requesting £500)

Grant awarded: £300

Joint Grant: No

Date: 1st October 2018


Organisation:Carers First

Project:Carers Celebration Event

Overall cost of project: £2400

Grant awarded: £200

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors John Baugh, Bill Rose, John McKee, Mrs Sue Wilson, Mrs Gabrielle Spray, Malcolm Dunn, Mrs Lyn Walters, and Stephen Canning

Date: 18th September 2018


Organisation:158 Squadron Braintree Air Cadets 
Charity Registration Number: 548/88 (Charity Exemption No)
Project: Camping Expedition for D of E
Overall cost of Project: £1620.22
Grant Awarded: £260
Joint Grant: YES (Cllr David Mann, Cllr Malcolm Dunn and Cllr Vanessa Santomauro)
Date: 19th February 2019
Financial Year: 2018/19

Register of Interests removed by Deputy Monitoring Officer - 7th May 2019

Member Attendance

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

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