Councillor Lewis Barber

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  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
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  • Locality Budget
Councillor Lewis Barber
09 May 2016
First Elected::
09 May 2016
Lexden and Braiswick
c/o Town Hall
High Street
Mobile Telephone No:
07876 237137
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,115.66

Election History

Mon 9 May 2016  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeMon 9 May 2016

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Lexden and BraiswickMon 9 May 2016 Sun 5 May 2019
Lexden and BraiswickMon 6 May 2019 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
Council Member09 May 2016
Crime and Disorder Committee Substitute27 May 2016
Environment and Sustainability Panel Member26 May 2021
Local Plan Committee Deputy Chairman25 May 2017
Scrutiny Panel Substitute25 May 2016

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
Crime and Disorder Committee Deputy Chairman07 July 202026 May 2021
Scrutiny Panel Deputy Chairman07 July 202026 May 2021
Scrutiny Panel Deputy Chairman07 July 202126 May 2021
Trading Board Member25 May 201622 May 2018
Local Plan Committee Substitute25 May 201625 May 2017

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

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
28 August 202028 August 2020 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Local Plan Committee12 November 2018Non-Pecuniary View
Council21 October 2020Non-Pecuniary View
Mon, 17 Jan 2022Budget Workshop 
Mon, 8 Nov 2021Joint Committee for Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community 
Mon, 20 Sep 2021Budget Workshop 
Thu, 15 Oct 2020Scrutiny Training 
Mon, 5 Oct 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 14 Nov 2018Local Plan Housing Numbers and Objectively Assessed Need  
Tue, 10 Oct 2017Garden Communities Briefing 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
 30/06/2020 £100 Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank  

 28/02/2021  £500 Contribution toward running costs. Essex and Herts. Air Ambulance 
 28/02/2021  £1,000 Supporting St John Ambulance - mobilising thousands of volunteers to support the rollout of the Covid 19 vaccination work. St John's Ambulance
 28/02/2021  £400 To support community safety initiative of a pedestrian crossing on Colchester Road, West Bergholt by contributing to the cost of the feasability study, also being supported by the Parish Council and Local Highway Panel in itself. West Bergholt Parish Council

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/08/2019  £533 Outdoor story telling chair with stools for pupils designed to encourage individual children in reading stories aloud in an outdoor environment, Braiswick Primary School  OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
   £155 West Bergholt Swift Project - Boxes fitted to residential and public building to encourage swifts to settle, West Bergholt Parish Council WELLBEING
 01/10/2019 £150 Replacing and augmenting their current stock They will continue to be of benefit to the whole community as they extend the litter picking areas and also enable other groups of all ages to use the equipment. West Bergholt Litter Warriors RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING
 01/12/2019  £165 Contribution towards the hiring of the hall , programme production and advertising. West Bergholt Gardeners Association  WELLBEING
 01/12/2019  £190 Design and print of new footpath leaflets, delivered to all residents, glamping site and local hotel. Eight Ash Green Parish Council  WELLBEING
 01/12/2019  £318 Replacement interpretation board outside Aldham Village Hall. Aldham Parish Council   WELLBEING
 01/02/20 £108  Improvement to water provision facility at allotments for the users of these premises. Eight Ash Green Parish Council   WELLBEING
 01/02/20 £380  Monday morning senior citizens shopper transport from Eight Ash Green, Fordham and Aldham to Sainsbury's. Community360 Transport   WELLBEING


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/09/2018 £166.64 Replacement of playpark equipment, West Bergholt Parish Council Wellbeing
31/11/2018 £69.33  Footpath sign as part of WW1 memorial ,West Bergholt Local History Group Wellbeing, Responsibility 
31/12/2018 £790.40  Provision of a speed gun for community speed watch group, Aldham Parish Council   Wellbeing, Responsibility  
31/01/2019  £40.29  Provision of bat and bird boxed in straegic location to encourage and protect local wildlife, Eight Ash Green Parish Council  Wellbeing, Responsibility  
  £505  Installation of community defibrillator in the village with residents volunteering for training, Eight Ash Green Parish Council  Wellbeing, Responsibility   
  £428.34  Community Bus - providing transport for shopping trips for local elderly residents, Community360  Wellbeing 


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