Councillor Phil Coleman

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  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
Councillor Phil Coleman
09 May 2016
First Elected::
09 May 2016
Liberal Democrats
Mile End
c/o Town Hall
High Street
C01 1PJ
Mobile Telephone No:
07808 530587

Phil moved to Colchester in 1981 when Colchester United Football Club bought him from his home town club Millwall FC.

After 14 years as a professional footballer Phil did his teacher training and gained a BA Honours degree in Sport and Education at Middlesex University and has been a PE teacher at The Gilberd School and The Colne Community School and College since 1991. 

He has held Senior Leadership, pastoral and faculty leadership roles whilst coaching teams in all sports.

Phil lives in Mile End and has helped develop initiatives, projects and improve the area.

He is very happy to hear from residents and looks forward to supporting them.

Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66

Election History

Mon 9 May 2016  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Liberal DemocratsMon 9 May 2016

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Mile EndMon 9 May 2016 Sun 5 May 2019
Mile EndMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
Council Member09 May 2016
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute23 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Member24 May 2018
Scrutiny Panel Substitute23 May 2019

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Policy and Public Initiatives Panel Member22 May 201915 July 2020
Scrutiny Panel Group Spokesperson25 May 201621 May 2019
Crime and Disorder Committee Group Spokesperson27 May 201621 May 2019
Local Plan Committee Substitute25 May 201623 May 2018
Trading Board Substitute25 May 201622 May 2018

Current Outside Body Appointments

Not a current member of any Outside Body.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Not a past member of any Outside Body.

Personal Register of Interests

Meeting Declarations

Wed, 5 Jan 2022Briefing on Permitted Development  
Thu, 3 Oct 2019Garden Communities Briefing 
Tue, 5 Feb 2019Policing in Colchester 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Tue, 2 Oct 2018Crimestoppers Briefing 
Mon, 11 Jun 2018Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Mon, 26 Feb 2018Emergency Planning Briefing 
Tue, 9 Jan 2018Essex Highways Briefing 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Digital Agenda Training 
Thu, 16 Nov 2017New Waste Technology 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Keeping Councillors Safe 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Tue, 15 Nov 2016Scrutiny Training 
Tue, 12 Jul 2016Gang Violence in Colchester 
Mon, 20 Jun 2016Presentation by the University of Essex 
Mon, 13 Jun 2016Introduction to Local Government Finance 
Wed, 1 Jun 2016Local Plan Briefing 
Tue, 17 May 2016Planning Training 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Please find below the 2021/22 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Coleman:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2021 £600  Contribution toward children's Summer camp. Queen Boudica Primary School 

Please find below the 2020/21 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Coleman:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2020 £100  Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank
 31/07/2020 £1,000  To improve physical and mental wellbeing through dance to the elderly and young people. The Dance Network Association  
 31/10/2020  £650 To help young people access the club for health fitness and wellbeing. Eastern Rhinos Rugby League Club   
 31/10/2020  £250 Toward equipment and kit - helping young people access fitness. Rowhedge Football Club 


Please find below the 2019/20 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Coleman

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/10/2019 £500  Helping to support the ongoing support to Parkinsons. Dance Network Association CIC   GROWTH, WELLBEING RESPONSIBILTY OPPORTUNITY
01/12/2019 £1000 To provide Single Point Care over the Christmas period. St Helena Hospice  RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020  £250  Contribution toward running costs. Colchester Night Shelter   RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020   £250  Contribution toward running costs. Colchester Foodbank   RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING

Please find below the 2018/19 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Coleman

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/05/2018 £300  All BMX Childrens Session, Firstsite  Wellbeing
31/10/2018  £1000  Contribution to funds raised to secure building - services offering injury care and community well-being, Headway Essex   Wellbeing, Responsibility, Opportunity and Growth 
30/11/2018  £350  Provision of play equipment, Camulous Academy   Wellbeing, Responsibility, Opportunity and Growth  
31/12/2018  £350  Contribution towards running costs, Colchester Foodbank   Wellbeing, Responsibility, Opportunity and Growth  


Please find below the 2017/18 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Coleman

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/12/2017 £574.99  New Bench Mill Road Park - Local Authority  Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming
01/12/2017 £325.00  Playground Equipment - Myland Primary School  Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
15/12/2017  £325.00  Play/Sports Equipment - Braiswick School Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous
15/12/2017  £325.00 Play Equipment - Queen Boudica School Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous 
 05/01/2018 £450.01  Sports Equipment for Childrens Holiday Clubs - Firstsite  Thriving, Vibrant, Welcoming, Prosperous 



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