Councillor Miss Vanessa Santomauro

Councillor  Miss Vanessa  Santomauro
15 May 2019
05 May 2011
Conservative
Three Fields
61A Bradford Street
Bocking
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9AT
07740 348528
Councillor Miss Vanessa Santomauro was the Chairman of the Council for the Civic Year 2018/19

Electoral Ward Profile 

Member Allowances and Expenses

Updated:10th May 2019

Councillor

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
Wed 15 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeFri 1 Nov 2013 Wed 6 May 2015
ConservativeThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
ConservativeWed 15 May 2019

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Bocking BlackwaterThu 5 May 2011 Wed 6 May 2015
Braintree SouthThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Three FieldsWed 15 May 2019

Current Committee Memberships

Past Committee Memberships

Current Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

DateTitleNotes
Tue, 4 Jun 2019Introduction to The Local Plan and Economic Development 
Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Thu, 24 May 2018Member Development - Health and wellbeingSession Outline: Be Well Strategy, Disabled Facilities Grants, Home First initiative, mental health provision
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Wed, 19 Apr 2017Making the most of the hours that count 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Member Induction 
Tue, 19 May 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 14 May 2015Member Induction 
Wed, 13 May 2015Member Induction 
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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.  

 

Organisation: Braintree Basketball Club

Project: Electronic Score Board

Overall cost of project: £944

Grant awarded: £200

Joint Grant: Yes (Councillors Mary Cunningham, Mary Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Graham Butland and Andrew Hensman)

Date: 17th January 2018

 

Organisation: Braintree Foyer

ProjectBraintree Community Activators

Overall cost of project: £1000

Grant awarded: £327

Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillor Ramage, Councillor Mrs Cunningham and Councillor Mr J Cunningham)

Date: 21st March

Organisation: The Friends of Bradford Street

Project:The Friends of Bradford Street Museum Wall

Overall cost of project: £2500 (requesting £2350)

Grant awarded: £350

Joint Grant:Yes - Councillors Mrs Wendy Schmitt, Mrs Lyn Walters and Malcolm Dunn.

Date: 5th November 2018

Organisation: Hearing Help Essex Ltd

Project:Hearing Aid Support Service

Overall cost of project: £12,320 (requesting £2353.)

Grant awarded: £250.00

Joint Grant: Yes  with Councillors Mrs Mary Cunningham,  John Cunningham, Tom Cunningham, Frankie Ricci, Peter Tattersley, Phil Barlow, Mrs Lyn Walters and Peter Schwier.

Date: 28th January 2019

 

Organisation: CHAPS Men's Health Charity

Project: The Braintree District Men's Health Project

Overall cost of project: £4000.00

Grant awarded: £100.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Ron Ramage, Frankie Ricci, Bill Rose, John Cunningham, Andrew Hensman, Peter Tattersley, John Baugh and Gavin Maclure

Date: 7th February 2019

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Senior Solicitor.

Spouse: N/A.

2. Financial Support

Councillor: Election expenses met by Braintree Constituency Conservative Association.

Spouse: N/A.

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor: None.

Spouse: N/A.

4. Land/Property

Councillor: 61a Bradford Street, Bocking, Braintree, CM7 9AT.

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

Holmes & Hills LLP, Bocking End, Braintree, CM7 9AJ.

9. Discharged Contracts with Braintree District Council

None.

Registerable Non-Pecuniary interests

10. Relevant Memberships

Solicitors Regulation Authority, The Solicitors' Association of Higher Courts Advocates and Braintree Constituency Conservative Association.

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

None.

Updated: 14th August 2019.