Councillor Paul Dundas

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  • Election History
  • Party History
  • Ward History
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  • Training History
  • Hospitality & Gifts
  • Locality Budget
  • Attendance
Councillor Paul Dundas
Elected:
08 May 2023
First Elected
08 May 2018
Party:
Conservative
Ward:
Tiptree
Address:
c/o Town Hall
High Street
Colchester
CO1 1PJ
Mobile Telephone No:
07885 808065
Biography:
Conservative Group Leader (April 2020 - May 2022, May 2023 onwards )
Job Title:
Basic Allowance £7576.54 Group Leader Conservative SRA £7071.51
Department:

Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Tue 8 May 2018 Mon 9 May 2022 Not re-elected
Mon 8 May 2023  

Party Representation History

PartyFromTo
ConservativeTue 8 May 2018 Mon 9 May 2022
ConservativeMon 8 May 2023

Ward Representation History

WardFromTo
StanwayTue 8 May 2018 Mon 9 May 2022
TiptreeMon 8 May 2023

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
30 May 202308 June 2023

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNatureView
There are no meeting declarations for this member.
DateTitleNotes
Mon, 4 Mar 2024Changes to Postal Vote Arrangements 
Wed, 14 Feb 2024Budget briefing 
Tue, 6 Feb 2024Councillor IT and Cyber Security 
Mon, 5 Feb 2024Changes to National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Policy 
Wed, 6 Dec 2023Councillor "Meet SLT" Event  
Tue, 7 Nov 2023Housing Insight briefing 
Tue, 31 Oct 2023Local Plan Vision Workshop 
Mon, 30 Oct 2023Budget Workshop 
Mon, 18 Sep 2023Chief Executive Briefing - Budget Update 
Mon, 24 Jul 2023Chief Executive Briefing - Housing Pressures 
Wed, 5 Jul 2023Neighbourhoods Training Session 
Tue, 23 May 2023Planning Training  
Wed, 10 May 2023Councillor Welcome event 
Tue, 9 May 2023Rural Prosperity Fund Briefing 
Wed, 16 Mar 2022Financial and Employment Support for Residents 
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 
Mon, 18 Oct 2021Councillor Safety Briefing 
Mon, 20 Sep 2021Budget Workshop 
Tue, 6 Jul 2021Delays in Elective Surgery Briefing 
Tue, 15 Jun 2021Tackling the Climate Challenge 
Tue, 9 Mar 2021Session on supporting residents and tackling financial inequality 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021Vaccination Programme 
Mon, 7 Dec 2020Budget Workshop  
Mon, 16 Nov 2020Scooter Briefing Session 
Thu, 15 Oct 2020Scrutiny Training 
Mon, 5 Oct 2020Budget Workshop 
Wed, 26 Aug 2020Budget Workshop 
Thu, 7 Jun 2018Licensing Training 
Tue, 15 May 2018Induction evening 
Mon, 14 May 2018Planning Training 
Tue, 8 May 2018Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and GDPR 
DateFromDescriptionValue
There are no hospitality and gift records for this member.

A sum of money is assigned each year to all Colchester City Councillors, to use on supporting community initiatives within their wards.

Please find below the 2023/24 Locality Budget spends for Councillor Dundas:

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
31/07/2023 £200.00 Volunteer event. Carers First (Tiptree Carers Group)
 31/10/2023 £669.89  2 x external storage units + 2 x interlocking bases for storage. Tiptree Community Hub   
30/11/2023  £800.00 Repairs and upgrade of pitch and drainage system. Tiptree Heath FC   
 31/01/2024 £330.11 Community events for residents. Tiptree Volunteers 

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
31/01/2022 £80.34  Purchase of T signs to indicate no through road at 2 sites in Stanway ward - invoiced to Neighbourhood/SNP. Internal
31/01/2022  £1,000 Contribution towards purchase of 2 new bins for the parish - these will be owned by SPC and have no ongoing costs to CBC. Stanway Parish Council   
28/02/2022 £920  Contribution towards projector and screen at the village hall. Stanway Village Hall Management Committee   

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   
30/06/2020 £100  Money to help supply the vital food some residents require. Colchester Foodbank
 31/08/2020 £1,400 This money will help to remove very large trees and debris from The Folly. TWH Tree & Garden Services  
 28/02/2021 £500 Contribution towards replacement bus shelter. Stanway Parish Council  

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/01/2020 £1,000 Materials to rebuild boundary fence to increase safety, replace pedestrian gate and new external signage/banner to increase safety, appearance and promotion of the group. 1st Stanway Group  OPPORTUNITY 
WELLBEING
31/01/2020  £900 To install artificial grass in key outside areas that are currently just a muddy mess, in order that the children are able to use the whole of the playground, in all weathers. Fiveways Primary School OPPORTUNITY 
WELLBEING 
 31/01/2020  £100  Contribution towards educational talks programme on environmental matters to schools. en-Form  WELLBEING 

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

Date  Total Contribution  Description   Category
31/10/2018 £747 Mixed bulbs planted in Stanway Funds carried over from previous year and committed by Cllr Jessica Scott-Boutell for mixed bulbs across Stanway Ward  WELLBEING 
31/12/2018  £750  Installation of defibrillator on exterior wall of Tollgate McDonalds, East Of England Ambulance    WELLBEING 
31/01/2019  £650  Trees maintenance on the Folley footpath by Villa Road, TWH Tree Services   RESPONSIBILITY 
  £600  Contribution towards pre-assembled scooter rack, Stanway Fiveways Primary School   WELLBEING 
       

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Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

SummaryCountPercentage
Expected attendances20 
Present as expected1680%
Absent420%
Apologies received4100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)9 
Substitute7 

Attendance Details

Meeting DateCommitteeAttendance
20 Jun 2023 00:00 Governance and Audit Committee Substitute
22 Jun 2023 18:00 Environment and Sustainability Panel Attended
12 Jul 2023 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
19 Jul 2023 18:00 Council Attended
1 Aug 2023 00:00 Governance and Audit Committee Substitute
7 Aug 2023 18:00 Local Plan Committee Attended
9 Aug 2023 00:00 Scrutiny Panel Substitute
17 Aug 2023 00:00 Planning Committee Substitute
12 Sep 2023 00:00 Governance and Audit Committee Substitute
13 Sep 2023 18:00 Council Attended
21 Sep 2023 18:00 Environment and Sustainability Panel Attended
28 Sep 2023 00:00 Planning Committee Substitute
2 Oct 2023 18:00 Local Plan Committee Apologies received
18 Oct 2023 18:00 Council Attended
14 Nov 2023 18:00 Scrutiny Panel In attendance (as a visitor)
22 Nov 2023 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
28 Nov 2023 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Apologies received
6 Dec 2023 18:00 Environment and Sustainability Panel Apologies received
7 Dec 2023 18:00 Council Attended
11 Dec 2023 00:00 Local Plan Committee Substitute
13 Dec 2023 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
19 Dec 2023 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
16 Jan 2024 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
24 Jan 2024 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
7 Feb 2024 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
8 Feb 2024 18:00 Environment and Sustainability Panel Attended
21 Feb 2024 18:00 Council Attended
26 Feb 2024 18:00 Scrutiny Panel In attendance (as a visitor)
5 Mar 2024 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
13 Mar 2024 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)
21 Mar 2024 18:00 Environment and Sustainability Panel Attended
9 Apr 2024 18:00 Governance and Audit Committee Apologies received
16 May 2024 18:00 Scrutiny Panel In attendance (as a visitor)
22 May 2024 12:00 Governance and Audit Committee Attended
22 May 2024 10:30 Council Attended
5 Jun 2024 18:00 Cabinet In attendance (as a visitor)