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Councillor Phil Barlow

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20 October 2016
First Elected
20 October 2016

Not re-elected at May 2019 District Elections

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Election History

Thu 20 Oct 2016 Mon 6 May 2019 Not re-elected at May 2019 District Elections

Party Representation History

LabourThu 20 Oct 2016 Mon 6 May 2019

Ward Representation History

Witham NorthThu 20 Oct 2016 Mon 6 May 2019

Current Committee Memberships

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Past Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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Meeting Declarations

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Mon, 28 Jan 2019PFCC 
Wed, 9 Jan 2019Lone Worker and Staying Safe 
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.
Thu, 24 May 2018Member Development - Health and wellbeingSession Outline: Be Well Strategy, Disabled Facilities Grants, Home First initiative, mental health provision
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.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017Overview and Scrutiny 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Planning Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017Member Development Evening 
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 
Thu, 13 Apr 2017Advanced Social Media Skills 
Tue, 7 Mar 2017Member Development 
Wed, 1 Feb 2017Member Development 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Chairing skills  
Mon, 5 Dec 2016Member Development 
Wed, 16 Nov 2016Dangerous Wild Animals Act - Training 
Wed, 9 Nov 2016Managing Conflict 
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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 Phil Barlow:


Organisation: 2nd, Witham Boys' Brigade

Project: Replacement Laptop Computer

Overall cost of project: £1100

Grant awarded: £250.00

Joint Grant: No

Date: 20th December 2016


Organisation: Witham Carnival Association

Project: New Float

Overall cost of project: £4500-6000

Grant awarded: £750

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillors Mr Bill Rose, Mr Patrick Horner and Mrs Janet Money

 Date: 6th February 2018


Organisation: St Nicolas Church PCC

Project:Hatfield Howlers

Overall cost of project: £300

Grant awarded: £150

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor Mr Maclure

Date:13th February 2018


Organisation: Braintree Salvation Army

Project: Re-equipment of Community Centre Kitchen

Overall cost of project: £800

Grant awarded: £500

Joint Grant: NO

Date:16th February 2018


Organisation:The Royal British Legion

Project: Flag Pole 

Overall cost of project: £2823.60

Grant awarded: £523.60

Joint Grant: Yes (With Councillor Mr Goodman and Councillor Mrs Money)

Date: 22nd February 2018


Organisation: Holdfast Credit Union Limited

Project: New web site 

Overall cost of project: £2000

Grant awarded: £350

Joint Grant: Yes (With Councillor Mr John Goodman, Councillor Mrs Janet Money, Councillor Mrs Sue Wilson and Councillor Bill Rose)

Date: 15th August 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, Mrs Lyn Walters, Miss Vanessa Santomauro, Peter Schwier.

Date: 28th January 2019


Organisation:St. Nicolas Church, Witham

ProjectReplacement/renewal of catering equipment

Overall cost of project: £581.00

Grant awarded: £250.00

Joint Grant: Yes - Councillor John Goodman

Date:7th March 2019

Organisation: St Nicholas Church, Witham
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Replacement/Renewal of Catering Equipment
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7th March 2019
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Register of Interest removed by Deputy Monitoring Officer - 7th May 2019

Member Attendance

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