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Councillor Mrs Angela Kilmartin

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09 May 2019
First Elected
07 May 2015

Cllr Angela Kilmartin is Chairman of Braintree District Council for 2019/20 and currently represents Witham Central ward. She also represents South Ward on Witham Town Council. She is Brentwood born and raised, has lived in London, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia and been in Witham for eight years.


Her local government interests record her as a parish councillor, a Witham Town councillor and Braintree District councillor since 2015.  She is chairman of Witham Town Luncheon Club, Witham History Group and sits on many committees both in Witham Town Council and Braintree District Council. 


 Outside of local government, Cllr Kilmartin's main interests are music and medicine and she has written many books on the prevention of cystitis, candida and mercury poisoning.  As a classical soprano, she has soloed around the world, particularly America, performing in many churches.


Representing her interests, her charities will be Witham Choral Society and Marie Curie Nurses. She is looking forward to representing the Braintree District during her year as Chairman.


Councillor Mrs Kilmartin was the Vice-Chairman of the Council for the Civic Year 2018/19

Electoral Ward Profile
Member Allowances and Expenses


Updated: 10th May 2019

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Election History

Thu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019 Retirement and re-elected
Thu 9 May 2019 Thu 6 Apr 2023 Vacation of Office - S85 LGA 1972

Party Representation History

ConservativeThu 7 May 2015 Thu 6 Apr 2023

Ward Representation History

Witham CentralThu 7 May 2015 Mon 6 May 2019
Witham CentralThu 9 May 2019 Thu 6 Apr 2023

Current Committee Memberships

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Current Outside Body Appointments

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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Tue, 19 Jul 2022Levelling Up 
Thu, 26 May 2022Strategic Risk Register 
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  
Wed, 21 Nov 2018Scrutiny of the Priorities for 2019/20 and Initial Budget Position 
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.
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
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
Wed, 8 Nov 2017Sensory Awareness 
Wed, 26 Jul 2017Member Development 
Wed, 28 Jun 2017Member Development 
Thu, 15 Jun 2017Managing Challenging Behaviour 
Thu, 25 May 2017Member Development 
Wed, 19 Apr 2017Making the most of the hours that count 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Wed, 9 Nov 2016Managing Conflict 
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 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016Member Development 
Mon, 18 Jul 2016Social Media Awareness 
Thu, 14 Jul 2016Public Speaking/Presentation Skills  
Wed, 29 Jun 2016Member Development  
Thu, 16 Jun 2016Influencing Skills 
Thu, 18 Feb 2016Ward Leadership 
Tue, 12 Jan 2016Community Champions 
Tue, 30 Jun 2015Public Health Development Training 
Tue, 2 Jun 2015Member Induction 
Thu, 21 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 Mrs Angela Kilmartin:

Organisation: Witham Choral Society
Project: Hall Hire (Hire of Witham Public Hall for Classical Music Concert - March 2017)
Overall cost of project: £360.00
Grant awarded: £360.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 17th November 2016

Organisation: Witham Amateur Operatic Society
Project: Drama/Music Workshops for Adults
Overall cost of project: £300.00
Grant awarded: £300.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 29th November 2016

Organisation: WOW (Junior Section of Witham Amateur Operatic Society)
Project: A free theatre trip for disadvantaged children
Overall cost of project: £300.00
Grant awarded: £300.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 29th November 2016

Organisation: Witham Bowls Club
Project: Purchase of 6 bowls pushers
Overall cost of project: £252.00
Grant awarded: £252.00
Joint Grant: No
Date: 29th November 2016

Organisation:Templars Academy Choir
Project:Templars Primary School Choir
Overall cost of project: £281.83 
Grant awarded: £281.83
Joint Grant: No
Date: 12th June 2017

Organisation: Witham History Group
Project: Fees for monthly speakers
Overall cost of project: £270
Grant awarded: £270
oint Grant: No
Date: 17th July 2017

Organisation: Witham Town Luncheon Club
Project: Christmas lunch for Luncheon Club volunteers
Overall cost of project: £448
Grant awarded: £448
Joint Grant: No
Date: 17th July 2017

Organisation: The Essex SHED Network
Project: Tools acquisition for Cressing Temple branch
Overall cost of project: £472.54
Grant awarded: £472.54
Joint Grant: No
Date: 11th August 2017

Organisation: Witham Choral Society
Project: Christmas Concert Instrumentalists
Overall cost of project: £2,500
Grant awarded: £315.63
Joint Grant: YES (Cllr Gavin Maclure and Cllr Sue Wilson)
Date: 6th September 2017

Organisation: Essex Knitters and Stichers
Project: Wool Purchase
Overall cost of project: £300
Grant awarded: £300
Joint Grant: No
Date:7th February 2018

Organisation: Witham Coral Society
Project: Concert Soloists
Overall cost of project: £2000
Grant awarded: £200
Joint Grant: No

Organisation: Witham Bowls Club

Project: Purchasing of benches

Overall cost of project: £120

Grant awarded: £120

Joint Grant: No

Date: 1st November 2018


Organisation: Marketing Witham CIC

Charity Registration Number: N/A

Project: Royal Charter Market

Overall cost of project: £1,500 

Grant awarded: £1,000 (£250 for each Cllr)

Joint Grant: YES (Cllr Sue Wilson, Cllr Bill Rose and Cllr Ron Ramage)

Date:6th July 2019

Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation: Age Concern Colchester 

Charity Registration Number: 1142414

Project: Witham Outing

Overall cost of project: £250

Grant awarded: £250

Joint Grant: YES (Cllr Sue Wilson)

Date: 22nd July 2019

Financial Year: 2019/20


Organisation: Holdfast Credit Union Bank
Project: The 'Jar Jar' Project 
Overall cost of project: £900.00
Grant awarded: £900.00
Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillor Michelle Weeks, Councillor Patrick Horner, Councillor Sue Wilson and Councillor Stevie Hicks)
Date: 8th October 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Witham Town Youth Football Club
Project: Soccability Football
Overall cost of Project: £3,270
Grant Awarded: £500.00
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Patrick Horner, Stephen Hicks, Justin Wrench, Bill Rose, Ron Ramage and James Coleridge 
Date: 19th December 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: The Templars Residents Association
Project: Templars Defibrillator 
Overall cost of Project: £2,000
Grant Awarded: £750
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Bill Rose, Miss Michelle Weeks and Stevie Hicks  
Date: 8th October 2019
Financial Year: 2019/20

Organisation: Action For Family Carers
Project: Activity Group (Witham) 
Overall cost of Project: £15,000
Grant Awarded: £400
Joint Grant: No  
Date: 14th April 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22

Organisation: Royal British Legion Witham Branch
Charity no.: 219279
Project: New RBL logo sign and exterior notice board
Overall cost of Project: £1,000
Grant Awarded: £500
Joint Grant: Yes (Cllr Mrs Wilson also contributed £500)
Date: 4th May 2021
Financial Year: 2021/22


Organisation: Royal British Legion
Charity No.: 219279
Project: Indoor Bowls refurbishment
Overall cost of project: £2340.95
Grant awarded: £340.95
Joint Grant: Yes (with Councillors Michelle Weeks and Stevie Hicks)
Date: 10th March 2022
Financial Year: 2021/22


Organisation: The BIG Sing Soul
Company No.: 1100673
Project: Administering music materials to care/residential homes in Witham
Overall cost of project: £600
Grant awarded: £600
Joint Grant: No
Date: 1st May 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23


Organisation: Witham Town Luncheon Club
Company No.: N/A
Project: Members Christmas lunch 2022
Overall cost of project: £700
Grant awarded: £700
Joint Grant: No
Date: 30th September 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23


Organisation: Essex Knitters and Stichers
Company No.: 291222
Project: Winter Warmth
Overall cost of project: £339
Grant awarded: £339
Joint Grant: No
Date: 12th October 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23


Organisation: Witham Amateur Operatic Society
Registered Charity Number: 265029
Project: Historical Show  
Overall cost of project: £1,500
Grant awarded: £600
Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Miss Weeks and Mrs Wilson
Date: 15th October 2022
Financial Year: 2022/23

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Updated: 6th April 2023

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