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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 Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
Council Member28 May 2015
Licensing Committee Substitute19 April 2021
Planning Committee Vice Chairman22 May 2019

Past Committee Memberships

Past CommitteePast RolePast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
Community Development Scrutiny Committee Member22 May 201919 April 2021
Planning Committee Member28 May 201506 May 2019
Overview and Scrutiny Committee Member24 April 201706 May 2019
Governance Committee Member05 May 201107 May 2015

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

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, Mothers at Home Matter, Member of the Conservative Party, Governor of St Andrews Primary School, Gt Yeldham, 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: 10th December 2020

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances37 
Present as expected3389%
Absent411%
Apologies received4100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)5 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
7 Dec 2020 19:15 Council Attended
8 Dec 2020 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
15 Dec 2020 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
19 Jan 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
2 Feb 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
3 Feb 2021 19:15 Performance Management Scrutiny Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
16 Feb 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
17 Feb 2021 19:15 Community Development Scrutiny Committee Attended
22 Feb 2021 19:15 Council Attended
2 Mar 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
9 Mar 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
15 Mar 2021 19:15 Council Attended
16 Mar 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
30 Mar 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
7 Apr 2021 19:15 Community Development Scrutiny Committee Attended
13 Apr 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
19 Apr 2021 18:30 Council Attended
27 Apr 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Apologies received
11 May 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
17 May 2021 19:15 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
25 May 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
7 Jun 2021 19:15 Council Attended
8 Jun 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
22 Jun 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
12 Jul 2021 19:15 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
20 Jul 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
26 Jul 2021 19:15 Council Attended
3 Aug 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
17 Aug 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
31 Aug 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
6 Sep 2021 19:15 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
14 Sep 2021 19:15 Planning Committee Attended
20 Sep 2021 19:15 Council Attended
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