Councillor Peter Schwier

Councillor  Peter Schwier
09 May 2019
07 May 2015
Conservative
Gosfield & Greenstead Green
Long Fen
Great Maplestead
Halstead
CO9 2RJ
01787 460473
Councillor

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Elected on 2nd May 2019

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 7 May 2015

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Three FieldsThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Gosfield & Greenstead GreenThu 9 May 2019

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
Council Member28 May 2015
Licensing Committee Member22 May 2019
Performance Management Board Vice Chairman22 May 2019

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Overview and Scrutiny Committee Member28 May 201506 May 2019
Planning Committee Member23 April 201821 September 2018
Planning Committee Member25 April 201621 September 2018

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 
Thu, 30 May 2019Introduction to Environmental Services and Enforcement, and Housing and Community Services 
Tue, 28 May 2019Introduction to Local Government Finance and Strategic Investments 
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 
Thu, 22 Nov 2018Governance Committee Training 
Wed, 21 Nov 2018Scrutiny of the Priorities for 2019/20 and Initial Budget Position 
Thu, 8 Nov 2018Managing Challenging Behaviour  
Tue, 16 Oct 2018Brain, Balance and Power 
Tue, 18 Sep 2018Partnership and Collaborative WorkingThis 2 hour session looks at partnership and collaboration examples within local government and looks at the role that elected members can play to enable and instigate the process. It also looks at the required key skills and some of the competencies that assist partnership building.
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.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018Report Writing 
Thu, 22 Feb 2018Advance Communication 
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Thu, 2 Nov 2017Presenting with presence 
Thu, 7 Sep 2017Benefits and Welfare 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development - Health and Wellbeing 
Thu, 13 Jul 2017Virtual Dementia Tour 
Wed, 28 Jun 2017Member Development - Strategic Transport Infrastructure 
Thu, 15 Jun 2017Managing Challenging Behaviour 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Wed, 19 Apr 2017Making the most of the hours that count 
Thu, 13 Apr 2017Advanced Social Media Skills 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Wed, 1 Feb 2017Member Development - Overview and Scrutiny 
Mon, 5 Dec 2016Member Development 
Wed, 9 Nov 2016Managing Conflict 
Thu, 3 Nov 2016Member Development - Economic Growth 
Wed, 12 Oct 2016Being effective in meetings 
Tue, 20 Sep 2016Sensory Awareness 
Thu, 15 Sep 2016Member Development 
Thu, 8 Sep 2016Member Development 
Wed, 31 Aug 2016Member Development - Housing allocation, affordable housing and Welfare reforms 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016Member Development - Local Plan 
Thu, 14 Jul 2016Public Speaking/Presentation Skills  
Wed, 6 Jul 2016Public Speaking/Presentation Skills  
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development - New Councillor Grant Scheme  
Thu, 16 Jun 2016Influencing Skills 
Wed, 18 May 2016Social Media Awareness 
Thu, 28 Apr 2016Member Development  
Wed, 20 Apr 2016Effective Communication 
Thu, 14 Apr 2016Member Development  
Tue, 22 Mar 2016Engaging Young People 
Thu, 18 Feb 2016Ward Leadership 
Tue, 12 Jan 2016Community Champions 
Wed, 16 Dec 2015Speed Reading 
Mon, 16 Nov 2015Effective Decision Making 
Thu, 22 Oct 2015Media Interview Skills 
Tue, 22 Sep 2015Public Speaking 
Mon, 10 Aug 2015Working with the media 
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 
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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 Peter Schwier:

Organisation: Blackmore End Village Hall

Project: Blackmore End Village Hall Car Park Improvements

Overall cost of project: £37,000.00

Grant awarded: £400.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date: 5th December 2016

Organisation: Wethersfield Village Hall C.I.O

Project: Replacement of Toilets

Overall cost of project: £15,000.00 (approx.)

Grant awarded: £400.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date: 12th December 2016

Organisation: Great Bardfield Parish Council

Project: Photocopy Facility/with scanning abilities.

Overall cost of project: £400

Grant awarded: £200.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date: 1st February 2017

Organisation:Great Bardfield Historical Society

Project: Hand Rail to facilitate access to The Bawden Room

Overall cost of project: £6,000 

Grant awarded:  £80

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date:  26th June 2017

 

Organisation: Shalford Local History Association 

Project: Bringing Shalford History Association into the 21st Century

 Overall cost of project: £750 

Grant awarded: £375

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date:  5th October 2017

 

Organisation: Wethersfield Village Hall

Project: Kitchen Refurbishment

Overall cost of project: £2500

Grant awarded: £500

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date:  15th November 2017


Organisation: Great Bardfield School

Project: Renovation of Swimming Pool Changing Rooms

Overall cost of project: £12500

Grant awarded: £600

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date:  16th November 2017


Organisation: Panfield Parish Council

Project:Community Wi-Fi

Overall cost of project: £585

Grant awarded: £292.50

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley 

Date:  8th January 2018


Organisation: Shalford Village Hall Managment Committee

Project:Cricket Sight Screens

Overall cost of project: £624

Grant awarded: £152.50

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley 

Date:  7th March 2018

 

Organisation: Wethersfield Parish Council

Project: Replacement Oil Tank

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

Grant awarded: £250

Joint Grant:Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date: 25th September 2018

 

Organisation: Great Bardfield Town Hall

Project: Great Bardfield Town Hall Floor Polisher

Overall cost of project: £539.94 (requested £400)

Grant awarded: £200

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date:  12th November 2018

 

Organisation: Wethersfield Village Hall

Project: Service area and rear entrance renovation

Overall cost of project: £2500 (requested £650.)

Grant awarded: £450

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Peter Tattersley

Date:  5th January 2019

 

Organisation: Finchingfield Parish Council

Project: Play Equipment

Overall cost of project: £944.90 (requested £500.)

Grant awarded: £500

Joint Grant: No

Date:  10th January 2019

 

Organisation: Hearing Help Essex Ltd

Project:Hearing Aid Support Service

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

Grant awarded: £100.00

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

Date: 28th January 2019


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

1. Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Councillor: Retired, Room rental and Equity Trading.

Spouse: Retired, Room rental and Equity Trading.

2. Financial Support

Councillor: None.

Spouse: None.

3. Contracts with Braintree District Council

Councillor/Spouse: None.

4. Land/Property

Councillor/Spouse: Longfen, Great Maplestead, CO9 2RJ and Land at Cock Road, Little Maplestead.

5. Property Licences

Councillor/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

Member of Braintree Constituency Conservative Association, Appointed by Braintree District Council as the Council's representative to CPREssex and Essex Rural Partnership.

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

None.

 

Updated: 9th August 2019.