Councillor Dave Harris

  • General
  • Allowances & Expenses
  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
  • Members Interests
  • Committees
  • Outside Bodies
  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
  • Attendance
Councillor Dave Harris
21 October 2004
First Elected
21 October 2004
12 Prince Philip Road
Telephone No:
01206 545889
Mobile Telephone No:
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7,293.55, Chair of Licensing Committee SRA £6564.31A

Election History

Thu 21 Oct 2004  

Party Representation History

LabourThu 21 Oct 2004

Ward Representation History

BerechurchThu 21 Oct 2004 Sun 8 May 2016
BerechurchMon 9 May 2016 Sun 9 May 2021
BerechurchMon 10 May 2021

Current Outside Body Appointments

Outside BodyJoining Date
There are no current outside bodies for this member.

Past Outside Body Appointments

Past Outside BodyPast Joining DatePast Leaving Date
There are no past outside bodies for this member.

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring OfficerView
05 October 202105 October 2021

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
Trading Board05 August 2015Non-Pecuniary
Council21 October 2015Non-Pecuniary
Council08 December 2016Non-Pecuniary
Council22 February 2017Non-Pecuniary
Governance and Audit Committee27 June 2017Non-Pecuniary
Governance and Audit Committee25 July 2017Non-Pecuniary
Policy and Public Initiatives Panel06 March 2019Non-Pecuniary
Council01 February 2021Non-Pecuniary
Mon, 21 Nov 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Community Development 
Tue, 1 Nov 2022Briefing on Sustainability and Climate Change 
Wed, 26 Oct 2022Chief Executive Briefing - The story so far 
Tue, 25 Oct 2022Cost of Living Crisis Support for residents briefing 
Mon, 24 Oct 2022New Rural England Shared Prosperity Fund Briefing 
Thu, 6 Oct 2022Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Oct 2022Town Centre Masterplan Briefing 
Mon, 26 Sep 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Levelling Up/ Shared Prosperity Fund 
Wed, 17 Aug 2022Planning Training  
Wed, 10 Aug 2022Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community Briefing 
Tue, 2 Aug 2022Chief Executive Briefing - Electoral Reform 
Wed, 27 Jul 2022Scrutiny Training 
Mon, 25 Jul 2022Colchester Borough Homes Briefing 
Mon, 28 Mar 2022Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking 
Wed, 16 Mar 2022Financial and Employment Support for Residents 
Thu, 10 Mar 2022Central Colchester Neighbourhood Pilot Update 
Thu, 27 Jan 2022Planning Training  
Mon, 17 Jan 2022Budget Workshop 
Wed, 5 Jan 2022Briefing on Permitted Development  
Wed, 15 Dec 2021Briefing on the Vaccine Booster Programme and Volunteering 
Mon, 6 Dec 2021Central Colchester Neighbourhood Pilot 
Mon, 22 Nov 2021Budget Workshop 
Mon, 8 Nov 2021Joint Committee for Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community 
Tue, 2 Nov 2021Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training 
Wed, 27 Oct 2021Licensing Training - Gambling Act 2005 and Safeguarding 
Tue, 26 Oct 2021Future of the Alliance and Integrated Healthcare System: Neighbourhood Pilot for Colchester Briefing 
Mon, 18 Oct 2021Councillor Safety Briefing 
Thu, 14 Oct 2021Cyber Security Briefing 
Tue, 5 Oct 2021Town Deal Briefing 
Tue, 28 Sep 2021Briefing on the Iceni Centre 
Mon, 20 Sep 2021Budget Workshop 
Mon, 19 Jul 2021Risk Management Briefing 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Tue, 9 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Wed, 10 Feb 2021Social Media Training - Braintree District Council 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Wed, 18 Nov 2020Hate Crime Ambassadors 
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Tue, 3 Nov 2020GDPR Training 
Mon, 5 Oct 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Tue, 4 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Fri, 5 Jun 2020Licensing Training - Sexual Entertainment Venues and Safeguarding 
Tue, 11 Feb 2020Garden Communities Briefing 
Mon, 13 Jan 2020Neighbourhood Teams Briefing 
Wed, 12 Jun 2019Licensing Training 
Tue, 21 May 2019Dementia Friends Session 
Tue, 28 Aug 2018East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Briefing 
Tue, 19 Jun 2018Universal Credit and Colchester Update 
Wed, 6 Jun 2018Licensing Training 
Wed, 16 May 2018Social Media Training 
Tue, 20 Mar 2018General Data Protection Regulations Training 
Tue, 20 Feb 2018NEE CCG Care Hub 
Tue, 21 Nov 2017Digital Agenda Training 
Tue, 10 Oct 2017Garden Communities Briefing 
Sat, 7 Oct 2017Labour Group Training Day 
Tue, 3 Oct 2017Chairing Skills 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Keeping Councillors Safe 
Tue, 24 Jan 2017Planning Training 
Mon, 9 Jan 2017Welfare Reform, Benefits and Colchester 
Tue, 6 Dec 2016Policing in Colchester 
Tue, 15 Nov 2016Scrutiny Training 
Thu, 13 Oct 2016Managing Unauthorised Encampments in the Borough 
Mon, 27 Jun 2016Equality and Diversity Workshop 
Thu, 12 May 2016New Council Conference 
Tue, 15 Mar 2016Chairing Skills 
Tue, 9 Feb 2016Safeguarding 
Wed, 13 Jan 2016Desk Top Publishing 
Mon, 20 Oct 2014Local Government Boundary Commission: Warding Proposals briefing 
Thu, 18 Sep 2014Planning Training 
Wed, 17 Sep 2014Licensing Training 
Mon, 27 Jan 2014Castle Reopening Communications Strategy 
Tue, 21 Jan 2014Channel Shift 
Mon, 8 Jul 2013Colchester Citizen's Advice Bureau 
Tue, 18 Jun 2013Welfare Reform Briefing 
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

Please find below the 2022/23 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Harris:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
31/07/2022 £750  Contribution to the "Hopper Bus" service provided by C360 to assist residents of the ward to access GP services at Abbeyfield Medical Centre. Cllr Harris, Berechurch. Community 360
31/07/2022  £500 To assist fund the continuation of Monkwick/Youth club Club. Cllr Harris is a member of the steering group and a volunteer and asked for officer scrutiny to check transparency of this grant - checked and approved. Berechurch Youth Club   
31/07/2022  £250  Contribution to part-fund Community Fun day run by the Residents' Association. As I am a member, I have requested Officer scrutiny for transparency: checked and approved. Monkwick Residents' Association  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2021 £300  To pay towards Monkwick Residents' Association Insurance for public liability on a local fun day. Monkwick Residents' Association
 30/06/2021  £300  To part fund Youth Club for 2021 to 2022. Berechurch Youth Group  
 31/07/2021  £600 To part fund a community hopper (dial a ride) bus for serving Abbey Field doctor surgery - from Berechurch Ward. Community360  
 31/08/2021 £300 Crocus bulbs. Internal  
 31/12/2021 £116.67 Payment to CBH for 3x Grab rails for installation at shops on  The Parade, Queen Elizabeth Way. Internal   
 31/01/2022 £383 Purchase of Arts/Crafts and Computer games for the Youth Club. Berechurch Youth Group   

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2020 £100  Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank
31/08/2020 £300 To support the Hopper Bus service for Eight Ash Green residents , supporting travel to the doctor's surgery. Community360
£300  To support the youth club to continue to meet once a week - running costs. Berechurch Youth Club
£300  Provision of food supplies. Monkwick Munch Club  
£300  To support in costs for a residents' fun day - to build community post Covid-19. Monkwick Residents' Association  
31/10/2020  £300 Supply of crocus bulbs for Berechurch. Internal [CBC]
31/10/2020  £158.70 Funds toward public liability insurance. Plum Hall Golden Oldies Club  
31/12/2020  £241.30 Purchase of litter pickers for Berechurch area. Internal


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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
01/01/2020 £200 To support fun days booked for 2020. Monkwick Residents' Association. OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
01/01/2020  £692 To support with running costs. Berechurch youth Club  OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING
 01/01/2020 £169  To support with food, rent and public liability costs. Monkwick Munch Club RESPONSIBILITY WELLBEING 
 01/01/2020 £180  Paperwork for Berechurch 2020 fun day events. Amphora Events  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING  
 01/01/2020 £369  To provide and maintain planter at William Harris Way shopping centre. BROXAP GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING  
01/01/2020  £158.70  To provide public liability insurance for over 65yrs friendship club in Plum Hall. Graham Skyes Insurance  GROWTH  WELLBEING 
01/01/2020  £231.30  To part fund hopper bus to Abby Firelds Doctors surgery as there is no public transport. Community360 GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
30/06/2018 £78  Sign to be fitted for Berechurch Fundays, Neighbourhood Watch Wellbeing
31/10/2018  £63.96  Purchase of 2x graffiti kits for local use,   Responsibility 
  £400  Fun days across various local estates inc Public Liability, Bouncy Castle Insurance, and Fete style equipment, foodstuffs - Neighbourhood Watch Growth, Responsibility, Wellbeing, Opportunity 
  £333.33  Supporting costs of the hall and general running costs, Berechurch Youth Club  Wellbeing, Opportunity  
  £220  Fun day for community building inc public liability, bouncey castle insurance and equipment, Monkwick Residents' Association  Growth, Responsibility, Wellbeing, Opportunity  
30/11/2018  £500  To fund a hopper bus service for Abbey Fields doctors surgery for those with transport needs, Community 360  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING 
31/12/2018  £100  Printing of Berechurch business directory  supporting local economy, Greatledge Ltd    GROWTH RESPONSIBILITY OPPORTUNITY 
  £304.71  Provision and planting of crocuses in Berechurch,  GROWTH OPPORTUNITY WELLBEING  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
12/07/2017 £60  Berechurch Dyke sign to be fitted - Envirsigns  Vibrant, Welcoming 
15/01/2018  £500    Thriving, Welcoming 
  £198    Thriving, Welcoming, Vibrant 
  £600    Thriving, Welcoming, Vibrant 
  £300    Thriving, Welcoming 
  £66.66    Prosperous 
29/01/2018 £31.65    Thriving, Welcoming,
  £33.34    Thriving, Welcoming,  


Further information on Locality Budgets for Councillors

Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances28 
Present as expected2589%
Apologies received3100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
20 Dec 2021 18:00 Council Attended
5 Jan 2022 10:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
10 Jan 2022 10:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
19 Jan 2022 18:00 Licensing Committee Attended
23 Feb 2022 18:00 Council Attended
23 Mar 2022 18:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
12 Apr 2022 10:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
25 May 2022 10:30 Council Attended
25 May 2022 12:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
25 May 2022 12:00 Licensing Committee Attended
1 Jun 2022 18:00 Licensing Committee Attended
9 Jun 2022 18:00 Planning Committee In attendance (as a visitor)
16 Jun 2022 11:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
21 Jun 2022 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Apologies received
23 Jun 2022 18:00 Council Apologies received
4 Jul 2022 18:00 Council Attended
13 Jul 2022 18:00 Council Apologies received
20 Jul 2022 18:00 Licensing Committee Attended
26 Jul 2022 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
4 Aug 2022 11:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
6 Sep 2022 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
28 Sep 2022 18:00 Licensing Committee Attended
30 Sep 2022 11:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
12 Oct 2022 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
18 Oct 2022 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
19 Oct 2022 18:00 Council Attended
2 Nov 2022 10:00 Licensing Sub-Committee Hearings Attended
22 Nov 2022 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
23 Nov 2022 18:00 Council Attended
23 Nov 2022 18:30 Council Attended