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Councillor John Glencairn Cunningham

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07 May 2015
First Elected
07 May 2015
Retirement at May 2019 District Election
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Election History

Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement at May 2019 District Election

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Current Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
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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.


Grants made by Councillor John Cunningham:

Organisation: Braintree District Museum Trust

Project: Museum Gallery Refurbishment

Overall cost of project: £5,000.00

Grant awarded: £1,500.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Andrew Hensman

Date: 10th March 2017


Organisation: Braintree, Halstead and Witham Citizens Advice Bureau

Project: Citizens Advice in the Community

Overall cost of project: £2280

Grant awarded: £760

Joint Grant:Yes - Councillors Mrs Mary Cunningham and Andrew Hensman

Date: 26th June 2017


Organisation: Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre

Project: Mosque Open Day

Overall cost of project: £1,600.00

Grant awarded: £333.00

Joint Grant: Yes (Councillors Mary Cunningham and Andrew Hensman)

Date: 14th August 2017


Organisation: Braintree Chess Club

Project: Braintree Chess 2017

Overall cost of project: £940.24

Grant awarded: £240.00

Joint Grant: Yes (Councillors Mary Cunningham and Andrew Hensman)

Date: 26th October 2017


Organisation: Braintree Basketball Club

Project: Electronic Score Board

Overall cost of project: £944

Grant awarded: £100

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

Date: 8th January 2018


Organisation: Braintree Foyer

ProjectBraintree Community Activators

Overall cost of project: £1000

Grant awarded: £67

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

Date: 22nd March 2018


Organisation: Torchlight

Project: Street Dancing and Residential Activity Programme

Overall cost of project: £2200

Grant awarded: £600

Joint Grant: Yes (with Mrs M Cunningham)

Date: 24th May 2018


Organisation: Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre 

Project: Community Fun Day

Overall cost of project: £3000

Grant awarded: £200

Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillor Mrs M Cunningham, Councillor G Butland, Councillor T Cunningham, Councillor L Walters, Councillor F Ricci, Councillor J McKee)

Date: 24th May 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, Tom Cunningham, Frankie Ricci, Peter Tattersley, Phil Barlow, Mrs Lyn Walters, Miss Vanessa Santomauro, Peter Schwier.

Date: 26th January 2019


Organisation: CHAPS Men's Health Charity

Project: The Braintree District Men's Health Project

Overall cost of project: £4000.00

Grant awarded: £200.00

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

Date: 7th February 2019


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

Member Attendance

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