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Councillor Mrs Iona Parker

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Councillor  Mrs Iona Parker
Elected:
09 May 2019
First Elected
05 May 2011
Party:
Conservative
Ward:
Stour Valley North
Address:
Bendysh House
North End Road
Little Yeldham
Halstead, Essex
CO9 4LE
Telephone No:
01787 237246
Mobile Telephone No:
07802 821450
Biography:
Job Title:
Councillor
Department:

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
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 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
YeldhamThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Stour Valley NorthThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Stour Valley NorthThu 9 May 2019

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

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
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, 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 
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Thu, 13 Apr 2017Advanced Social Media Skills 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Wed, 1 Feb 2017Member Development 
Mon, 5 Dec 2016Member Development 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development 
Wed, 12 Oct 2016Being Effective In Meetings 
Thu, 15 Sep 2016Member Development 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development 
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 16 Jun 2016Influencing Skills 
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
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, 19 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
Wed, 13 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 Iona Parker:

Organisation: Ridgewell Village Hall
Project: Portable Football Goals
Overall cost of project: £184.00 (£169.90 plus £13.90 P&P).
Grant awarded: £169.90
Joint Grant: No
Date: 13th December 2016

Organisation: Belchamp St. Paul & Belchamp Otten Parish Council
Project: Replacement Safety Surfacing at Children's Play Area
Overall cost of project: £2000 to £3000
Grant awarded: £200
Joint Grant: No
Date: 11th January 2017

Organisation: Borley Parish Meeting
Project: Village Notice Board
Overall cost of project: £656.40
Grant awarded: £656.40
Joint Grant: No
Date: 18th January 2017

Organisation: Ovington Parochial Church Council
Project:Church Heating Repair Upgrade
Overall cost of project: £700.80 
Grant awarded: £700.80
Joint Grant: No
Date: 12th June 2017

Organisation: Little Yeldham Village Hall
Project: Village Hall Outside Lighting
Overall cost of project: £1178.60
Grant awarded: £600
Joint Grant: No
Date: 29th June 2017

Organisation: Pentlow Village Hall
Project: Village Hall Access Improvements
Overall cost of project: £250
Grant awarded: £250
Joint Grant: No
Date: 12th July 2017

Organisation: Foxearth & Liston Parish Council
Project: Community Defibrillator
Overall cost of project: £2,427
Grant awarded: £407.80
Joint Grant: No
Date: 3rd August 2017

Organisation: Little Yeldham Village Hall
Project: Replacement of emergency lighting
Overall cost of project: £146.40
Grant awarded: £146.40
Joint Grant: No
Date:26th September 2018

Organisation: Ridgewell Village Hall Management Committee
Project: Ridgewell Pop-up Cafe
Overall cost of project: £60.00
Grant awarded: £60.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 28th September 2018

Organisation: Borley Parish Meeting
Project: Save Borley Bus Shelter
Overall cost of project: £530
Grant awarded: £530
Joint Grant: No
Date: 14th January 2019

Organisation: Belchamp Walter Parish Council
Charity Registration Number:
N/A
Project:
Belchamp Walter Parish Council Noticeboard
Overall cost of Project:
£798 plus installation costs 
Grant Awarded:
£500
Joint Grant:
No
Date:
14th May 2019
Financial Year:
2019/20

Organisation: Little Yeldham, Tilbury Juxta Clare and Ovington Parish Council
Charity Registration Number:
N/A
Project:
Ovington Parish Council Notice Board
Overall cost of Project:
£200
Grant Awarded:
£200
Joint Grant:
No
Date:
18th June 2019
Financial Year:
2019/20

Organisation: Belchamp Walter Singers 
Charity Registration Number: 
N/A
Project:
Belchamp Walters Singers Backing 
Overall cost of Project: 
£874.00
Grant Awarded: 
£800
Joint Grant: 
No
Date: 
18th June 2019
Financial Year: 
2019/20

Organisation: Friends of Belchamp Otten
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project:
Belchamp Otten Platinum Jubilee Street Party
Overall cost of Project: 
£1500
Grant Awarded:
 £500
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 17th January 2022
Financial Year: 
2021/22

Organisation: Belchamp Walter Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project: 
Belchamp Walter village bench and planter
Overall cost of Project: 
£700
Grant Awarded:
 £350
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 21st January 2022
Financial Year: 
2021/22

Organisation: Sturmer Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project: 
Sturmer Footway Lights Upgrade to LED
Overall cost of Project: 
£866
Grant Awarded:
 £650
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 11th April 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: Pentlow Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project: 
Pentlow Queen's Jubilee Community Celebration
Overall cost of Project: 
£925
Grant Awarded:
 £200
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 21st April 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: Little Yeldham Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project: 
Little Yeldham Platinum Jubilee Picnic
Overall cost of Project: 
£800-£1,000
Grant Awarded:
 £250
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 27th April 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: Little Yeldham, Tilbury Juxta Clare and Ovington Parish Council
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project:
Shelving in former telephone kiosk
Overall cost of Project: 
£250
Grant Awarded:
 £250
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 23rd June 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: Borley & Liston Parochial Church Council
Charity Registration Number: 
n/a
Project:
Eco toilet at Borley Church
Overall cost of Project: 
£5000
Grant Awarded:
 £300
Joint Grant: 
No
Date:
 23rd June 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Organisation: Belchamp Walter Village Hall
Charity Registration Number: 
262403
Project: 
Toilet refurbishment
Overall cost of Project: 
£1500
Grant Awarded:
 £250
Joint Grant: 
Yes - with Councillor Richard van Dulken
Date:
 5th July 2022
Financial Year: 
2022/23

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: None

Spouse: Independent IT consultant

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Election expenses were paid by Braintree Constituency Conservative Association

Spouse: None

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: Bendysh House, North End Road, Little Yeldham

5. Property Licences

Councillor: Land adjacent to Bendysh House

Spouse: None

6. Tenancies with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None

7. Securities

Councillor/Spouse: None

Other Pecuniary Interest

8. Employment

None

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council

None

Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Countryside Alliance, Colne Stour Countryside Association, Essex Bridleways Association, Mothers at Home Matter, Member of the Conservative Party, Member of Free Speech Union, Member of the AA and Member of the Royal Academy of Arts.

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

None

Updated: 22nd June 2022

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances32 
Present as expected2888%
Absent412%
Apologies received4100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)1 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
28 Sep 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
11 Oct 2021 19:15 Council Apologies received
12 Oct 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
18 Oct 2021 19:15 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
26 Oct 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
2 Nov 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
9 Nov 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
23 Nov 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
30 Nov 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
13 Dec 2021 19:15 Council Attended
14 Dec 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
11 Jan 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
25 Jan 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
8 Feb 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
21 Feb 2022 19:15 Council Attended
22 Feb 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
8 Mar 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
22 Mar 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
28 Mar 2022 19:15 Council Attended
5 Apr 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
19 Apr 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
25 Apr 2022 19:15 Council Attended
3 May 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
31 May 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
13 Jun 2022 18:00 Local Plan Sub-Committee Attended
14 Jun 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
20 Jun 2022 19:15 Council Attended
28 Jun 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
5 Jul 2022 18:00 Local Plan Sub-Committee Attended
20 Jul 2022 19:15 Licensing Committee Attended
25 Jul 2022 19:15 Council Attended
9 Aug 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
23 Aug 2022 19:15 Planning Committee Attended